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George Polk Award

The Gringo Who Understands Mexico's Drug War

Rafael Fernández de Castro | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment
Rafael Fernández de Castro

A few months ago, we met an American filmmaker who perfectly captured a turning point in our country's drug war. His documentary film, "Cartel Land," which was recently nominated for an Oscar and won a prestigious George Polk Award, made us -- and many self-described drug war analysts -- look like opinionated snobs.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Cartoonist Garry Trudeau Among Polk Award Winners

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.17.2015 | Media

Journalists from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico and The Atlantic are among those who won George Polk Awards for "investigative and ...

Trymaine Lee

Former Prisoner Receives Polk Award

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

At a podium inside the Roosevelt Hotel last week, Wilbert Rideau, 69, stood before an audience of academics and journalists, as he prepared to deliver...