Magazine article Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. The IRE Journal

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Magazine article Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. The IRE Journal

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Nate Carlisle of The Salt Lake Tribune was among eight journalists accepted to the Arizona State University fellowship titled "lmmigration:The Southwest Border."* Charles A. Duhigg of The New York Times was given the George Polk Award for Medical Reporting for his series regarding unethical practices surrounding investor-owned nursing homes, long-term care insurers and allied businesses. The series led to congressional investigations and changes in law. * Drew Griffin, a CNN investigative correspondent, won his third consecutive Business Emmy in 2007 for"Hidden Spending," an Anderson Cooper 360° segment regarding congressional spending. He was also named Journalist of the Year in national television reporting by the Atlanta Press Club and awarded the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for distinguished coverage of Congress by the National Press Foundation.* Kathleen Johnston, a CNN senior investigative producer, received a Business Emmy for"Hidden Spending," an Anderson Cooper 360° segment about congressional spending. The Newswomen's Club of New York also named Johnston a Front Page Award winner for television for producing the political feature, "Is There a Better Way to Govern?" * Joshua Kors won the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting for his two-part series in The Nation, exposing how the military is using a legal loophole to deny medical care to soldiers wounded in Iraq. ? Austino S. Lewis is a freelance journalist with the Cincinnati Herald who previously worked as deputy editor in chief at The Journal Newspaper in Ghana, West Africa. …

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