While the Pulitzer Prizes might not be the first to recognize industry changes, they have changed over time. They’ve changed so much since first awarding prizes for journalism in 1917, in fact, that only one category of the prizes awarded that year still remains — editorial writing. (Public service was in with the first group of categories, but it wasn’t awarded until the following year.)
Here’s a look at the first instance of each prize that still gets awarded today:
Correction: An earlier version of this story noted that just one of the original prizes remains today. It’s actually two. In 1917, the public service category was created but not awarded until the following year.