Feature - Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin Win World Press Photo Awards
On February 10th, the results of the 2012 World Press Photo Contest were announced. Magnum photographers Alex Majoli and Paolo Pellegrin both won prizes. Majoli's image of shouting protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square won 1st prize for a single image in the general news category. Pellegrin's reportage of post-tsunami Japan won 2nd prize for stories in the general news category.