Greenwald, Three Others Earn Polk Award for Snowden Reporting


Glenn Greenwald and three other journalists who reported on the U.S. national security apparatus through leaks provided by Edward Snowden have won the George Polk Award for Journalism for 2013.

The awards are given yearly by Long Island University for the special achievements in journalism, particularly impactful investigative work

Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras, who worked on the story with Greenwald while at The Guardian, and Barton Gellman of the Washington Post were also named for their work on the Snowden leaks

“In the tradition of George Polk, many of the journalists we have recognized did more than report news,” said John Darnton, curator of the awards, …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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