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  • The pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography was awarded from 1968 to 1999. It was replaced by the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.
  • The Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography is one of the American Pulitzer Prizes annually awarded for journalism. From 2000 it has used the "breaking news" name but it is considered a continuation of the so-called Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography, 1968–1999. Before 1968 there was a single Prize for photojournalism, the Pulitzer Prize for Photography, which was replaced in that year by Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography.

Freebase Commons Awards /award

Year Award winner Winning work Ceremony Achievement level Notes/Description
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  • For his provocative, impeccably composed images of despair after Hurricane Ike and other lethal storms caused a humanitarian disaster in Haiti.
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  • For his dramatic photograph of a Japanese videographer, sprawled on the pavement, fatally wounded during a street demonstration in Myanmar.
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  • For his powerful photograph of a lone Jewish woman defying Israeli security forces as they remove illegal settlers in the West Bank.
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  • For its vivid photographs depicting the chaos and pain after Hurricane Katrina engulfed New Orleans.
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  • For her stunning series of photographs of bloody yearlong combat inside Iraqi cities.
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  • For their eloquent photographs depicting both the violence and poignancy of the war in Iraq.
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  • For its powerful, imaginative coverage of Colorado's raging forest fires.
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  • For his photograph of armed U.S. federal agents seizing the Cuban boy Elián Gonzalez from his relatives' Miami home.
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  • For its powerful collection of emotional images taken after the student shootings at Columbine High School.
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  • For her series of photographs illustrating the crisis in Haiti and its aftermath.
Year Award Nominee Nominated work Notes/Description Ceremony
  • For her series of photographs illustrating the crisis in Haiti and its aftermath.
  • For his aerial-view photograph of hundreds of South Africans lined up to vote in the country's first all-race elections.
  • For his photograph of a Texas family moving through chest-high flood waters, a group he ultimately led to safety.
  • For his photograph, published in many American newspapers, of a U.S. soldier's body being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu by a mob of jeering Somalis.
  • For a picture first published in The New York Times of a starving Sudanese girl who collapsed on her way to a feeding center while a vulture waited nearby.
  • For their dramatic photographs of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
  • For pictures depicting the force of Hurricane Andrew and the strength of those who survived the storm.
  • For photographs of the attempted coup in Russia and the subsequent collapse of the Communist regime.
  • For a photograph from the Persian Gulf War of a grieving American soldier sitting by the body of a slain friend.
  • For photographs of Albanian refugees stranded in Italy.
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