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228. 

The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal was honoured with this title for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family.

[A]. Peabody Award
[B]. Gerald Loeb Award
[C]. Clio Awards
[D]. Pulitzer Prizes

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family. The Times won the prestigious journalism award for a probe of the Trump family's finances that debunked his claims of self-made wealth and revealed a business empire riddled with tax dodges. The Journal won for its coverage of Trump's secret hush money payments to two women during his 2016 presidential campaign who claimed to have had affairs with him. The Associated Press won a Pulitzer for international reporting for its coverage of the war in Yemen. Reuters was honoured for international reporting for its coverage of atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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