The 2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Editorial Cartooning

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For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Mike Keefe of The Denver Post for his widely ranging cartoons that employ a loose, expressive style to send strong, witty messages.

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Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2011 Editorial Cartooning prize to Mike Keefe of The Denver Post.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Matt Davies for cartoons in The Journal News, Westchester County, N.Y., work notably original in concept and execution, offering sharp opinion without shrillness; and Joel Pett of the Lexington Herald-Leader, for provocative cartoons that often tackle controversial Kentucky issues, marked by a simple style and a passion for humanity.