New York Times plugs Pulitzer winners before prizes awarded

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says it incorrectly advertised a Facebook Live eventuality with a Pulitzer Prize winners, several hours before a central proclamation that it had won 3 of journalism’s many prestigious prizes.


The Times won in a categories of general reporting, underline essay and violation news photography. The awards were announced during 3 p.m. Monday. But a imitation book of Monday’s paper enclosed a notice reading, “How does it feel to get a Pulitzer Prize? Ask The Times’s recently announced 2017 winners yourself — they’ll be holding questions live currently during 4:30 p.m. E.T.”

Times mouthpiece Eileen Murphy wouldn’t endorse it had allege word that it had won any Pulitzers, job a notice “a mistake, total with a small bit of carefree thinking.”

Although a prizes are confidential, news organizations infrequently conduct to learn of Pulitzer wins before a central announcements.


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