Amazon Quiz:Which Indian-origin journalist has won the US' top journalism award, the Pulitzer Prize 2021?
Amazon Quiz: Which Indian-origin journalist has won the US' top journalism award, the Pulitzer Prize 2021?
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Answer: Megha Rajagopalan
Pulitzer Prize 2021 was recently conferred recently. Megha Rajagopalan, an Indian-origin journalist, has won this top journalism award of USA on June 11, 2021.
Megha and two other contributors shared the award.
Since 1942, this Award has been given to a remarkable example of foreign affairs reporting. Until 1947, this prize was known as the Pulitzer Prize for International Telegraphic Reporting. It is an honour given in the United States for achievements in newspaper, magazine, and internet journalism, as well as musical composition and writing.
She was awarded the prize for her innovative investigative reports exposing infrastructure of prisons investigative investigations exposing the infrastructure of Chinese jails and vast internment camps that held Muslims in the Xinjiang area.
Other winners include Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times for local reporting and Kathleen McGrory for a series exposing a Sheriff's Office project that employed computer modelling to identify over 1000 persons who potentially be future offenders.