Pulitzer Prize

The Sun a Pulitzer finalist in two categories for coverage of Freddie Gray's 'shooting death.' What?

The Sun a Pulitzer finalist in two categories for coverage of Freddie Gray's 'shooting death.' What?

Congrats to the staff and editorial board of The Baltimore Sun for being named Pulitzer Prize finalists for their coverage of the death of Freddie Gray.

As the committee rightly pointed out, The Sun's breaking news reporting reflected "the newsroom's knowledge of the community and advanc[ed] the conversation about police violence."

But the group in charge of handing out the most esteemed prize in all of journalism screwed the pooch when it got the most basic of facts wrong: They praised Baltimore's paper of record for its work on "the rioting that followed the...

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