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  • 10 Year Anniversary of WWL's and WLOX's Katrina Coverage

    10 Year Anniversary of WWL's and WLOX's Katrina Coverage

    Sometimes local news teams don’t get enough credit. When we see footage of Hurricane Katrina 10 years later, it's easy to forget that a

  • Complete 65th Annual Peabody Awards (June 5, 2006)

    Complete 65th Annual Peabody Awards (June 5, 2006)

    32 recipients of the 65th Annual Peabody Awards were presented with awards on June 5th, 2006 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. The

  • Viva Blackpool
    2005
    Viva Blackpool

    Part mystery-thriller, part splashy, karaoke-style musical, and part love story, Viva Blackpool takes a brazen chance with a fusion of television genres and succeeds brilliantly....

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  • What If Winter Never Comes? (Et si l`hiver ne venait plus?)
    2005
    What If Winter Never Comes? (Et si l`hiver ne venait plus?)

    Climate change is a subject with which broadcast journalists are increasingly attempting to grapple. They—and their audiences—often find its complexities challenging and difficult to comprehend....

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  • Save Our History: Voices of Civil Rights
    2005
    Save Our History: Voices of Civil Rights

    In the summer of 2004, on a mission cosponsored by the AARP, the Leadership Council on Civil Rights, and the Library of Congress, a group...

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  • 15% of the United States
    2005
    15% of the United States

    15% of the United States masterfully deciphers past, present, and future concerns faced by the Latino community. Instead of running 15% of the United States...

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  • Children of Beslan
    2005
    Children of Beslan

    On September 1, 2004, heavily armed extremists, mostly from the republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia, overran School No. 1 in Beslan, Russia. More than 1,200...

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  • Radio Rookies Project
    2005
    Radio Rookies Project

    Radio Rookies is ingenious. In the short term, the six-year-old WNYC project generates illuminating feature article/essays by, for, and about teenagers, a radio audience rarely...

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  • The Staircase
    2005
    The Staircase

    In The Staircase, director Jean-Xavier de Lestrade drills into events surrounding a controversial, high-profile murder case in Durham, North Carolina, from preliminary investigation to final...

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  • Yesterday
    2005
    Yesterday

    As the name of the central character as well as the film’s title, the familiar word Yesterday is filled with irony. For it is not...

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  • The Queen of Trees
    2005
    The Queen of Trees

    The complexity and interdependence of the Earth at large is demonstrated in microcosm by this breathtaking nature film, executive produced by Alan Root and, for...

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  • Bleak House
    2005
    Bleak House

    British television drama’s way with such prose writers as Jane Austen, Henry James and Thomas Hardy is well established and has won many awards, Peabodys...

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  • The Shield
    2005
    The Shield

    Few television police procedurals have matched the intensity of The Shield. Here characters push against legal, psychological, and moral boundaries so fluid and porous as...

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  • Battlestar Galactica
    2005
    Battlestar Galactica

    Battlestar Galactica is not just another apocalyptic vision of the future but an intense drama that poses provocative questions regarding religion, politics, sex and what...

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  • CNN: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
    2005
    CNN: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina

    Whether tracking the path of Hurricane Katrina, reporting its devastating effects, exploring controversies that developed in the course of rescue and recovery, or presenting in-depth...

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  • A Place of Our Own (Los Ninos en Su Casa)
    2005
    A Place of Our Own (Los Ninos en Su Casa)

    Public television’s commitment to programming for children acquired a new dimension with A Place of Our Own, KCET’s ambitious public-service project aimed not at pre-kindergarten...

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  • How Far Will the Army Go?
    2005
    How Far Will the Army Go?

    The KCNC-TV Investigation Team’s startling news story How Far Will the Army Go? began when David McSwane, a 17-year-old honor student and reporter for his...

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  • POV: Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed
    2005
    POV: Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed

    In 1972, Shirley Chisholm, a junior congresswoman from New York City, became the first African-American and the first woman to toss her “bonnet,” as CBS...

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  • This World: Bad Medicine
    2005
    This World: Bad Medicine

    Bad Medicine focuses on a growing international problem—counterfeit drugs—and one woman’s campaign to stop them. Dr. Dora Akunyili, head of Nigeria’s National Agency for Food...

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  • NBC News: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
    2005
    NBC News: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina

    When it was clear that a major hurricane was headed for New Orleans and the entire Gulf Coast region, NBC News committed major resources to...

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  • WWL: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
    2005
    WWL: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina

    Before the 2005 hurricane season began, WWL-TV aired Eye on Hurricanes 2005. As one in a series of yearly specials planned to remind citizens of...

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  • WLOX-TV: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
    2005
    WLOX-TV: Coverage of Hurricane Katrina

    As Hurricane Katrina ripped the roof off the WLOX-TV newsroom, destroyed a wing of the station’s home, toppled one of its towers, disabled news bureaus...

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  • Nightline: Heart of Darkness
    2002
    Nightline: Heart of Darkness

    The fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo is rooted in the genocide of Rwanda. This war, sometimes referred to as the first African world...

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  • Boston Legal
    2005
    Boston Legal

    Boston Legal is the quintessential David E. Kelley series-as topical as Picket Fences, as concerned with ethics as The Practice, as unabashedly goofy as Ally...

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  • House
    2005
    House

    Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie), the infectious disease specialist at the center of the eponymously titled House, is a television physician like no other. He’s...

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  • Burning Questions
    2005
    Burning Questions

    In four segments, from May through October 2005, KNBC-TV, Burbank, exposed potentially disastrous environmental features threatening the safety of Playa Vista, one of Southern California’s...

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  • A Room Nearby
    2005
    A Room Nearby

    “It seems to be evident that in our culture of prosperity, anywhere we might be, there will always be someone lonely in a room nearby,”...

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  • Classical Baby
    2005
    Classical Baby

    An inspiring mix of classic art and music, Classical Baby is as intriguing and hypnotic to adults as it is to the developing minds of...

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  • BBC DoNation Season
    2005
    BBC DoNation Season

    A more focused and comprehensive public-service effort than BBC DoNation Season is hard to imagine. Responding to a critical shortage of organ donors in the...

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  • The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music
    2005
    The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music

    In The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music, an eight-part CBC radio series, host Jowi Taylor observes that while the invention of the electric...

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  • American Masters -- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
    2005
    American Masters -- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

    In an event that has brought together Bob Dylan and Martin Scorsese, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, is a monumental documentary that focuses on the...

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  • South Park
    2005
    South Park

    No aspect of modern society is exempt from the scathing satirical campaigns mounted by the raucous children of South Park. Institutions, individuals, and ideologies—all are...

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  • Edge of America
    2005
    Edge of America

    Edge of America is the story of an African-American teacher who transfers to a rural American Indian reservation school in Utah and reluctantly agrees to...

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  • China: A Million Steps Ahead
    2005
    China: A Million Steps Ahead

    In the past decade, more than 100 million people have moved from China’s vast hinterlands to work in the nation’s booming, industrialized eastern and southern...

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  • American Experience: Two Days in October
    2005
    American Experience: Two Days in October

    Inspired by the book They Marched into Sunlight by David Maraniss, Two Days in October brings the Vietnam War in all its heartbreak back to...

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