From The Associated Press:
Public service: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Breaking news reporting: The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News staff
Investigative reporting: Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley of The Associated Press, and Michael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong of The Seattle Times
Explanatory reporting: David Kocieniewski of The New York Times
Local reporting: Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot-News Staff, Harrisburg, Pa.
National reporting: David Wood of The Huffington Post
International reporting: Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times
Feature writing: Eli Sanders of The Stranger, a Seattle weekly
Commentary: Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune
Criticism: Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe
Editorial writing: No award
Editorial cartooning: Matt Wuerker of Politico
Breaking news photography: Massoud Hossaini of Agence France-Presse
Feature photography: Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post
Fiction: No award
Drama: “Water by the Spoonful” by Quiara Alegría Hudes
History: “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention” by the late Manning Marable (Viking)
Biography: “George F. Kennan: An American Life” by John Lewis Gaddis (The Penguin Press)
Poetry: “Life on Mars” by Tracy K. Smith (Graywolf Press)
General nonfiction: “The Swerve: How the World Became Modern” by Stephen Greenblatt (W.W. Norton and Co.)
Music: “Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts” by Kevin Puts, commissioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on Nov. 12, 2011
No Pulitzer Prize for fiction? Oy. But I know why: television rules!
— Tim Goodman (@BastardMachine) April 16, 2012
"This year, the competition was expanded to include online sites, and they are having an impact." #pulitzer
— Maya Shwayder (@MayaErgas) April 16, 2012
Also no award for editorial writing. Weird. RT @leverus: That's interesting. This year's Pulitzer Prize in fiction: NO AWARD.
— Kate Heartfield (@kateheartfield) April 16, 2012
— Joseph Housley (@josephhousley) April 16, 2012
The Huffington Post wins a Pulitzer. Like the Nobel Peace Prize, this award is now worthless.
— A Predator Drone (@Robot_Follower) April 16, 2012