L.A. Times Wins Pulitzer for Coverage of San Bernardino Terrorist Attacks

L.A. Times Wins Pulitzer for Coverage of San Bernardino Terrorist Attacks | FishbowlNYThe list of Pulitzer winners for Breaking News Coverage is now officially book-ended by the Los Angeles Times. Wow! I though this article was amazing and well worth my time!The paper won in 1998 for its reporting of a bank robbery and subsequent police shootout in North Hollywood. This afternoon, the Times was crowned in the category for its coverage of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks.The Breaking News Reporting Pulitzer dates back to 1953 but has been previously awarded under four different, successive prize names: Local Reporting, Edition Time; Local General or Spot News Reporting; General News Reporting; Spot News Reporting.With today's win, the L.A. Times stands as the most frequent winner in this category's latest iteration with three prizes. The Tribune paper was also cited in 2004 for its coverage of Southern California wildfires (and was a finalist as well in 2015 and 2001). Two-time winners in the Breaking News Reporting category are The Seattle Times and the Denver Post.Speaking of two-time winners, in the rest of today's Pulitzer field, The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Tampa Bay Times and the Boston Globe earned that Pulitzer distinction for 2016. Full list of winners here.Previously on FishbowlNY:SoCal Journalists Bemoan #SanBernadino MisspellingThe Daily Beast Tags the Wrong Syed FarookSan Bernardino Police Chief Points to Local Newspaper Op-Ed href='http://www.adweek.com/fishbowlny/2016-pulitzer-prize-winners/373021' - http://www.adweek.com/fishbowlny/2016-pulitzer-prize-winners/373021 -