“Journalists helped change bad laws, made local leaders more accountable to keep our kids safe, and put eyes on horrific abuse and injustice in places far and near. It’s all the more inspiring because it comes as journalists are under direct threat and news companies must work harder than ever to find the financial means needed to keep this vital work coming.” Here’s a look at the winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes. (For longtime subscribers, almost all of them will be familiar.)

+ And here are this year’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoons.