Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

April 20, 2015 9:35 PM

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The Pulitzer Prizes were announced today at Columbia University in New York City. They honor distinguished works of literature, music, drama and print journalism. A small newspaper in South Carolina with a circulation of less than 100,000 won one of the top prizes, the Public Service Pulitzer. NPR's Neda Ulaby has more.

NEDA ULABY, BYLINE: Reporters at the Charleston Post-Gazette were stunned when they found their state was ranked first in domestic violence. Glen Smith led a four-person team of reporters that spent a year digging into why. They learned that, over 10 years, more than 300 women had been killed in dom...

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