Recently, the New York times has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, which is the award for newspaper and journalism. Many articles that had large impact on them getting the Pulitzer Prize were those concerning issues such as 9/11, Tax Loopholes for the Wealthy, and Famine and Disease in Eastern Africa. This is a very highly honored award, and this is very cool to see a newspaper, such as the New York Times be awarded this prestigious award. This award was started 1917, when Joseph Pulitzer gave his money in his will to Columbia College. The award was $250,000.