Today in Stockholm the Swedish Academy announced the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature: eighty-year-old Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer. Television, radio, and print reporters from all over the world were present at the highly-anticipated announcement, which took all of about thirty seconds. Contributor Lauren Kirchner was inside the press pool and took these photos of the media scrum for CJR.

Lauren Kirchner is a freelance writer covering digital security for CJR. Find her on Twitter at @lkirchner