Pulitzer

John J. Goldman
Article on 1982 Pulitzer Prize winners contains (in last add) reporting on the Pulitzer jury and board deliberations concerning the undercover aspects of Merle Linda Wolin "Sweatshop" series for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner.
Welfare Not a Bonanza For Those Truly in Need
Ed May
In the penultimate article in his 14-part series on New York State's welfare program, Ed May explains that while some may abuse the system for extra-cash, welfare benefits provide just the bare minimum for those who rely on it entirely.
Major Welfare Problem Is Hiring, Keeping Staff
Ed May
In the tenth article of "Our Costly Dilemma," Buffalo Evening News reporter Ed May turns his attention to the difficulties faced by welfare caseworkers. May worked as one in the Erie County Department of Social Welfare for three months as part of his research for the series.
Welfare Fraud Carries Only Minimum of Risk
Ed May
In the ninth article of "Our Costly Dilemma" welfare series for the Buffalo Evening News, Ed May reports that welfare fraud is lightly punished, as a very small fraction of convictions results in any jail time.
Welfare Records Stained With the Blot of Cheating
Ed May
In his eighth article about New York State's welfare system, Buffalo News reporter Ed May reveals ways that long-time aid recipients abuse the system.
Some Malingerers Take Long Rides on Relief
Ed May
In the seventh article in Ed May's series about New York State's welfare system, he reports that some welfare recipients have been collecting aid for years and refuse to regularly look for jobs.
Storm Center of Relief: Dependent Children's Aid
Ed May
In the sixth installment of his "Costly Dilemma" series, Ed May writes about the ballooning cost of welfare's "aid to dependent children" program.
Families Shirk Legal Duty To Take Care of Their Own
Ed May
In this fifth installment of Ed May's "Our Costly Dilemma" series, he reports that relatives of those eligible for welfare benefits rarely take it upon themselves to help support their kin.
Many Families on Relief Permanent Public Wards
Ed May
In the third article of the series, Buffalo Evening News reporter Ed May describes how some families collect welfare benefits on technicalities despite being able to work.
Relief Workers Caught in a Jungle of Red Tape
Ed May
The fourth installment of "Our Costly Dilemma," Ed May's series for the Buffalo Evening News about New York State's welfare program. In this article, May describes the ludicrous amount of paperwork required by welfare caseworkers.
Staff Stretched Too Thin, Welfare Poorly Policed
Ed May
Editor's note: This series of articles on public welfare follows six months of research and study by the staff of The News, including service by a reporter as a caseworker for the Erie County Department of Social Welfare. The welfare problem, not confined to Erie County, is growing more costly each year. This series, spotlighting the system, is intended as an aid to the many dedicated persons who are struggling to confine welfare to the needy and thus benefit the tax payer.
William Sherman
The eighth installment of this Pulitzer-prize-winning series about medicaid fraud by New York Daily News reporter William Sherman exposes how dentist Fred Fisher billed over $1 million dollars to medicaid in just two years and despite his indictment by a Manhattan grand jury, still runs his dental practice.
William Sherman
The third installment of a Pulitzer-prize-winning series exposing medicaid fraud by New York Daily News reporter William Sherman. In this article, Sherman reveals how one doctor received hundreds of thousands in reimbursements for prescribing unauthorized remedies like sesame oil as a cure for heroin addiction.
William Sherman
The second article of a Pulitzer-prize-winning series exposing medicaid fraud by New York Daily News reporter William Sherman, who posed as a patient with a cold looking to see a doctor. He saw several.
William Sherman
The first article of a Pulitzer-prize-winning series exposing medicaid fraud by New York Daily News reporter William Sherman, who posed as a patient with a cold looking to see a doctor. He saw several.
Soldiers Share Troubling Stories Of Military Health Care Across U.S.
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
Part of The Washington Post's "The Other Walter Reed" series, this article explores how VA hospitals across the country fail to meet the needs of wounded war veterans.
Inside Mologne House, the Survivors of War Wrestle With Military Bureaucracy and Personal Demons
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
The second installment in The Washington Post’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning series about the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The article concentrates on Walter Reed’s primary housing facility Mologne House and the daily challenges of the wounded soldiers who live there.
Dana Priest
Anne Hull
First in a series of articles exposing the poor conditions endured by war veterans at the Walter Reed Army Medical Facility, the U.S. Army’s flagship hospital in Washington D.C. Washington Post staff writers Anne Hull and Dana Priest and photographer Michel du Cille won a Pulitzer Prize for the series in 2008.
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