The 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

National Reporting

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

Awarded to David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo., for expanding the examination of how wounded combat veterans are mistreated, focusing on loss of benefits for life after discharge by the Army for minor offenses, stories augmented with digital tools and stirring congressional action.



Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2014 National Reporting Prize to David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were John Emshwiller and Jeremy Singer-Vine of The Wall Street Journal for their reports and searchable database on the nation’s often overlooked factories and research centers that once produced nuclear weapons and now pose contamination risks; and Jon Hilsenrath of The Wall Street Journal for his exploration of the Federal Reserve, a powerful but little understood national institution.