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Lafayette Station Honored For Investigative Journalism

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/6/2021

The E.W. Scripps Company’s ABC/CW affiliate KATC earned a 2021 Edward R. Murrow Award for reporting on the issue of Louisiana coroners signing cremation permits for deaths that have been listed as homicides, which is against the law and destroys the most crucial piece of evidence of the crime, denying families justice for their loved ones. The Edward R. Murrow Awards are announced each year by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

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