Stories Behind This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 21, 2015 9:07 AM

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And the mission of journalism was celebrated again yesterday. The annual Pulitzer Prizes went to journalists at newspapers both large and small. NPR's Mandalit del Barco has more on three stories that stood out.

MANDALIT DEL BARCO, BYLINE: When news of the Ebola virus hit West Africa, the New York Times quickly mobilized its correspondents and photographers to the region. The Pulitzer committee called their coverage courageous front-line reporting. Lead editor Gregory Winter.

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