"For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
Awarded to Patrick Farrell of The Miami Herald for his provocative, impeccably composed images of despair after Hurricane Ike and other lethal storms caused a humanitarian disaster in Haiti.
(Citation for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Breaking News Photography.)
More on the issue of 'Despair' and the photojournalist.
Powerful, moving, Hieronymous Bosch with a camera.