Top broadcast journalism prize goes to… a website?

5 Apr

Top broadcast journalism prize goes to… a website?.

When most folks think about George Foster Peabody awards for distinguished broadcast journalism, famous recipients like Edward R. Murrow or the Frontline TV series come to mind. Certainly the vast majority of Peabody picks are either people or programs. But the latest winners, announced on Wednesday, include a website: National Public Radio’s “topically boundless counterpart,” as Peabody calls it. Everybody else knows the site as npr.org.

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