The mission to kill Osama bin Laden. Ruth Madoff's side of the scandal. Jerry Sandusky on his alleged sexual abuse of young boys. People craved to hear firsthand accounts inside some of the biggest stories of 2011, and journalists raced to get exclusive interviews.
Below, see our admittedly imperfect attempt to capture some of the biggest journalism scoops of the year. Did you tune in or pick up a copy? Let us know what you thought — and if we missed any other scoops — in the comments section below.
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