The 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished commentary, in print or in print and online, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Cynthia Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her courageous, clear-headed columns that evince a strong sense of morality and persuasive knowledge of the community.


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Cynthia Tucker with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Commentary.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post for her intelligent and incisive commentary on a range of subjects, using a voice that can be serious or playful, and Joe Nocera of The New York Times for his piercing, authoritative columns on business, often spotlighting misdeeds and flaws in corporate culture.