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Polk Award

Honoring the 'Accomplices' to Truth Who Caught Clapper in a Lie

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.20.2014 | Media
Robert Scheer

The tide is turning. Yesterday's traitor is today's hero, and the brave journalists who helped Edward Snowden get the word out are at last being honored for their public service. Or so one hopes.

Glenn Greenwald Wins Huge Award

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Four journalists who reported on the extent of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance based on documents leaked by Edwar...

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...

Rolling Stone Gets Polk Award For McChrystal Story

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Rolling Stone magazine won one of journalism's most prestigious awards for an article that prompted President Barack Obama to fire hi...

Neda Video Wins Polk Award: Iran Protest Death Video First Anonymous Winner Of Journalism Prize

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (Associated Press) -- The unnamed people who captured on video and made public the shooting death of an Iranian protester have been chosen to...