Conservative Cartoonist Ramirez Wins Pulitzer

On April 7, the Pulitzer Board announced the 2008 winners for perhaps the most coveted prize in journalism. At least one right-of-center recipient emerged among the Prize winners: cartoonist Michael Ramirez of Investor's Business Daily.

For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, in print or in print and online, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Michael Ramirez of Investor's Business Daily for his provocative cartoons that rely on originality, humor and detailed artistry.

For a 20-cartoon portfolio of Ramirez's work from 2007 that impressed the Pulitzer Prize nominating jurors, click here. Ramirez and other Pulitzer winners will be recognized and awarded at a luncheon at Columbia University on May 29.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is the Managing Editor for NewsBusters