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Guardian US and Washington Post Split Pulitzer Prize for Snowden Revelations

Speculation ended Monday afternoon over whether the Pulitzer committee would reward The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald and The Washington Post’s Barton Gellman for their work based off of NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaked documents, when the two organizations won the Public Service Pulitzer.

Additional journalism awards went to The Boston Globe for its breaking news reporting on last year’s Boston Marathon bombings and The Washington Post’s Eli Saslow for his explanatory reporting on food stamps in the United States. You can view the full list of winners below:

Public Service
The Guardian US
The Washington Post

Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Boston Globe

Investigative Reporting
Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC

Explanatory Reporting
Eli Saslow of The Washington Post

Local Reporting
Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of Tampa Bay Times

National Reporting
David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO

International Reporting
Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters

Feature Writing
No award

Commentary
Stephen Henderson of Detroit Free Press

Criticism
Inga Saffron of The Philadelphia Inquirer

Editorial Writing
Editorial Staff of The Oregonian, Portland

Editorial Cartooning
Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer

Breaking News Photography
Tyler Hicks of The New York Times

Feature Photography
Josh Haner of The New York Times

Yesterday, CNN’s Brian Stelter ended his Reliable Sources program by suggesting that either outcome — a victory or a snub — would produce controversy.

Watch video below, via CNN:

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