2005 Pulitzer Prize
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The Pulitzer Prizes for 2005 were announced on 2005-04-04.
- Beat reporting: Amy Dockser Marcus of The Wall Street Journal for her "stories about patients, families and physicians [of the] world of cancer survivors".
- Breaking news photography: Associated Press staff Murad Sezer, Khalid Mohammed
- Breaking news reporting: Staff of The Star-Ledger, Newark, New Jersey, for "coverage of the resignation of New Jersey’s governor after he announced he was gay and confessed to adultery with a male lover".
- Commentary: Connie Schultz of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
- Criticism: Joe Morgenstern of The Wall Street Journal
- Explanatory reporting: Gareth Cook of The Boston Globe for explaining "the complex scientific and ethical dimensions of stem cell research".
- Editorial cartooning: Nick Anderson of The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky.
- Editorial writing: Tom Philp of The Sacramento Bee
- Feature photography: Deanne Fitzmaurice of the San Francisco Chronicle
- Feature writing: Julia Keller of the Chicago Tribune for her "account of a deadly 10-second tornado that ripped through Utica, Illinois".
- International reporting:
- Investigative reporting: Nigel Jaquiss of Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon, "for his investigation exposing a former governor’s long concealed sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl".
- National reporting: Walt Bogdanich of The New York Times for his "stories about the corporate cover-up of responsibility for fatal accidents at railway crossings".
- Public service: Los Angeles Times, for "exposing deadly medical problems and racial injustice at a major public hospital".
Letters and drama
- Biography or autobiography
- General non-fiction