The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners

International Reporting

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For a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, using any available journalistic tool, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to David Barboza of The New York Times for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese government, including billions in secret wealth owned by relatives of the prime minister, well documented work published in the face of heavy pressure from the Chinese officials.


Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2013 International Reporting prize to David Barboza of The New York Times.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: The Associated Press Staff for its brave portrayal of the chaotic civil war in Syria, using text stories as well as multimedia tools to provide on-the-ground accounts as well as wider context, often at personal peril to the journalists; and Richard Marosi of the Los Angeles Times for his provocative articles on the fate of thousands of illegal Mexican immigrants deported by the United States in recent years, many who are living desperate lives along the U.S.-Mexico border.