Pulitzer

Pulitzer

[pool-it-ser, pyoo-lit-]
noun
Joseph, 1847–1911, U.S. journalist and publisher, born in Hungary.
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Pulitzer (ˈpʊlɪtsə)
 
n
Joseph. 1847--1911, US newspaper publisher, born in Hungary. He established the Pulitzer prizes

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Pulitzer
annual awards for distinguished work in U.S. journalism, letters, music, etc., 1918, named for U.S. journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher of the "New York Globe," who established them in 1917 through an endowment to Columbia University.
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