Broadcasters Produce Award-Winning Investigations
Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 2/5/2019
Broadcasters honored on January 22 with duPont Awards for excellence in journalism include:
- CBS-owned WFOR-TV Miami documentary “The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide” explores environmental, political and social factors leading to contamination in the Everglades.
- CBS News 60 Minutes / The Washington Post’s “The Whistleblower & Too Big to Prosecute” exposes a war within the DEA over the pharmaceutical industry’s role in the opioid epidemic.
- TEGNA’s CBS affiliate WTSP and the Tampa Bay Times for the “Zombie Campaigns” investigation that combined computer-assisted reporting and storytelling to expose loopholes in federal campaign laws. The loopholes allow politicians continue using campaign funds after they leave office or die.
- NBC-owned KNTV San Francisco for “Drivers Under Siege,” a local investigative series showing an increase in violent attacks on Bay Area bus drivers.
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