Prizes for the Discredited

Weinkopf, Chris
July 2005
American Enterprise;Jul2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p47
Comments on the recognition received by television journalist Dan Rather and television producer Mary Mapes for their exposé of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal in Iraq in 2004 during a journalism gathering in New York on May 16, 2005. Criticisms raised against Rather and Mapes for receiving a Peabody Award in 2004; Reason of the Peabody Board for giving the award to the journalist and producer; Effect of the Abu Ghraib scandal on military troops serving in Iraq.


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