Pulitzers give a special award to Darnella Frazier, who filmed the murder of George Floyd

Pulitzers give a special award to Darnella Frazier, who filmed the murder of George Floyd
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Darnella Frazier, who filmed the death of George Floyd, received a special award, said Aminda Marqués González, co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board, on Friday.

The board said Frazier was honored “for courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that sparked protests against police brutality around the world and highlighted the vital role of citizens in seeking journalists for truth and justice”.

The 2020 news cycle was dominated by the pandemic that changed every aspect of life, including how newsrooms work. News organizations also reported and were hit by a settlement of racial injustice. And of course there was the presidential election.

Unsurprisingly, these three topics were those with award-winning coverage areas Pulitzer Awards, the most prestigious awards in …

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