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George Polk Awards: Missions Impossible

Center for Communication

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Meet the winners of this year’s Polk Awards for Excellence in Investigative Journalism. Discover how despite incredible obstacles, they managed to unearth some of the most compelling and important stories of 2011.


Jane Mayer, The New Yorker: “The Secret Sharer,” an exposé on the unfair prosecution of a whistle-blower.

May Ying Welsh, Al Jazeera English, “Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark”

C.J. Chivers, The NY Times, ongoing coverage of Afghan and Libyan wars

Sara Ganim, The Patriot-News, Penn State football’s sex abuse scandal

Moderator: John Darnton, Awards Curator (former Culture Editor, The NY Times)


Presented with Long Island University

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Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
Flatbush Ave. (DeKalb & Willoughby)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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