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Rockford Station Honored For Investigative Journalism

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/6/2021

Quincy Media’s NBC/CW affiliate WREX was awarded a 2021 Edward R. Murrow Award for reporting on accusations of systemic abuse of power, police misconduct and excessive force at a local police department, particularly involving complaints against specific officers and the lack of discipline even after complaints and lawsuits. 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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