The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished commentary, using any available journalistic tool, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal for his incisive columns on American foreign policy and domestic politics, often enlivened by a contrarian twist.


Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2013 Commentary prize to Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Juliette Kayyem of The Boston Globe for her colorful, well reported columns on an array of issues, from women in combat to oil drilling in Alaska; and Mark Di Ionno of The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J., for his hard hitting columns on Hurricane Sandy, the death of a gay college student and other local events and issues.