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  • Peabody Conversations: Adventure Time

    Peabody Conversations: Adventure Time

    "We like to laugh," says Pendleton Ward, creator of Adventure Time. "We try to dig deep; heartbreaking humanity makes us laugh, right? That's how we’re

  • 74th Annual Peabody Awards (May 31, 2015)

    74th Annual Peabody Awards (May 31, 2015)

    The 74th annual Peabody Awards ceremony on May 31, 2015, was a gala, Sunday night event, complete with red-carpet walk, at the elegant Cipriani Wall

  • Interview with Juliet Rylance, Maya Kazan, and Jack Amiel of

    Interview with Juliet Rylance, Maya Kazan, and Jack Amiel of "The Knick"

    The Knick is a lush, electrifyingly violent foray into the history of medicine as practiced in New York City, circa 1900 CE.   Sir Clive

  • Amy Schumer Celebrates Her Peabody

    Amy Schumer Celebrates Her Peabody

    After just three short seasons on the air and in the midst of an increasingly competitive field, Inside Amy Schumer has secured a place as

  • Peabody Shines in Pivot Special

    Peabody Shines in Pivot Special

    For the second consecutive summer, the cable network Pivot will televise a prime-time special that distills the essence of the University of Georgia’s annual Peabody

  • Peabody Ceremony Press Roundup 2015

    Peabody Ceremony Press Roundup 2015

    When Tina kissed Amy — we’re talking Fey and Schumer, respectively — on stage at the University of Georgia’s Peabody Awards ceremony in New York

  • Coverage of 74th Peabody Announcements

    Coverage of 74th Peabody Announcements

    Our announcement for the 74th edition of the Peabody Awards was different than in past years, with four distinct press releases over a two-week period

  • Human Harvest: China's Illegal Organ Trade
    2014
    Human Harvest: China's Illegal Organ Trade

    Like a mystery novel with a devastating denouement, Leon Lee’s documentary starts with numbers that don’t add up and divines an unthinkable explanation. China had...

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  • American Experience: Freedom Summer
    2014
    American Experience: Freedom Summer

    In the sweltering summer of 1964, more than 700 volunteers from colleges all over America traveled to the Deep South to join organizers and black...

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  • Independent Lens: Brakeless
    2014
    Independent Lens: Brakeless

    Rarely do we see a documentary running under an hour which takes a complex subject and examines it from every conceivable angle, yet does full...

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  • Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
    2014
    Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

    Like "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" or "Cold Sweat," Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown doesn't so much start as explode, immediately establishing...

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  • The Newburgh Sting
    2014
    The Newburgh Sting

    When federal entrapment ends up imprisoning four petty criminals for 25 years on charges of terrorism, eyes widen with cries of a miscarriage of justice....

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  • POV: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
    2014
    POV: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    This compelling documentary traces the development of an Asian-American philosopher, activist and writer, a charismatic though largely unknown woman whom Angela Davis once said "made...

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  • Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa
    2014
    Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa

    Albie Sachs spent more than 60 years of his life within the anti-apartheid movement, starting as a young college student who got himself arrested as...

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  • Doc McStuffins
    2014
    Doc McStuffins

    When a toy is "injured," young Doc McStuffins and an assortment of toy helpers open her clinic to diagnose and heal the ailing plaything. A...

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  • Virunga
    2014
    Virunga

    Located in the lush forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Virunga National Park is home to the planet's last remaining mountain gorillas and to...

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  • COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey
    2014
    COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey

    The updated version of COSMOS had very big shoes to fill, given the historic goodwill toward Carl Sagan’s original production, a 1980 Peabody winner which...

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  • Ebola
    2014
    Ebola

    Overstating the profound public service of the BBC World Service's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is practically impossible. The region is home...

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  • Entre el Abandono y el Rechazo (Between Abandonment and Rejection)
    2014
    Entre el Abandono y el Rechazo (Between Abandonment and Rejection)

    An investigative report that also qualifies as public service on this side of the U.S.-Mexican border, Entre el Abandono y el Rechazo (Between Abandonment and...

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  • Adventure Time
    2014
    Adventure Time

    Adventure Time has perhaps the most oddly tiered audience in all of television: pre-adolescents, hormonal teens and self-aware adults, each demographic watching for different reasons...

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  • Children on the Frontline
    2014
    Children on the Frontline

    In the battered, bombed out Syrian city of Aleppo, thousands of families have fled, persuaded that nothing in a refugee camp could be as terrible...

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  • FRONTLINE: United States of Secrets
    2014
    FRONTLINE: United States of Secrets

    In a landscape where state secrecy battles digital openness, United States of Secrets, a FRONTLINE documentary, charts a devastating expose of the National Security Agency...

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  • Latino USA: Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras
    2014
    Latino USA: Gangs, Murder, and Migration in Honduras

    This extensive report takes us to the streets of Honduras where working-class life as a bus or taxi driver includes daily extortion, threats to join...

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  • Last Chance High
    2014
    Last Chance High

    Chicago's Moses Montefiore Academy - "Last Chance High" - serves students with severe emotional disorders, who have been expelled (frequently more than once) from the...

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  • The Islamic State
    2014
    The Islamic State

    Candid, on-camera interviews are the heart of this revealing, unsettling report by Medyan Dairieh, a filmmaker and VICE News journalist who managed to embed himself...

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  • ISIS - Continuing Coverage
    2014
    ISIS - Continuing Coverage

    NBC News and MSNBC's coverage of ISIS gave us a comprehensive look at the 2014 terrorist group during its seemingly unstoppable rise in the Middle...

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  • CNN Investigative Reports: Crisis at the VA
    2014
    CNN Investigative Reports: Crisis at the VA

    In January 2014, CNN broke a stunning story that an investigative team led by Drew Griffin had been researching for six months: At least 19...

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  • The Cost of Troubled Minds
    2014
    The Cost of Troubled Minds

    In KVUE's exemplary expose of Texas' critically inadequate care for its mentally ill, reporter Andy Pierrotti bolsters statistical documentation with specific case studies to powerful...

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  • Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power
    2014
    Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power

    WNYC led the national media in uncovering a series of scandals casting Chris Christie's presidential ambitions into doubt. In addition to following the New York-New...

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  • Betrayed by Silence
    2014
    Betrayed by Silence

    Starting its investigation in the Twin Cities and following the leads throughout the country, Minnesota Public Radio unveiled hypocrisy and cruelty by leaders in the...

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  • Reporting From The Frontlines: The Ebola Outbreak
    2014
    Reporting From The Frontlines: The Ebola Outbreak

    For sheer scope and variety, NPR's 2014 coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the virus' alarming spread was unmatched. NPR first sent...

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  • Serial
    2014
    Serial

    Since 2000, when he was still a teenager, Adnan Syed has been serving a life sentence in a Maryland prison for the murder of Hae...

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  • Under the Radar
    2014
    Under the Radar

    Outrageous, mind-boggling and true, this series of reports by Scripps' national investigative team found that the U.S. Department of Defense is exempt from a federal...

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  • 60 Words
    2014
    60 Words

    60 Words tells the fascinating story of how one 60-word sentence, pieced together in the fraught aftermath of 9/11, became the distinguishing legal marker between...

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  • State of the Re:Union
    2014
    State of the Re:Union

    State of the Re:Union travels the country to tell stories of, by and for many of the individuals and communities that are regularly forgotten by...

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  • CNN's Coverage of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls
    2014
    CNN's Coverage of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

    In the aftermath of the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram, CNN dispatching reporting teams to Chibok, Nigeria, capturing a portrait of...

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  • The Americans
    2014
    The Americans

    Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings are small-business owners, travel agents, raising two all-American children, 14-year-old Paige and 11-year-old Henry, in a pleasant, tree-lined suburb of Washington,...

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  • Black Mirror
    2014
    Black Mirror

    Black "mirrors" are all around us – in our pockets, on our walls, on our desks. They represent the headlong advance of digital technologies. The...

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  • Fargo
    2014
    Fargo

    Just as its mischievous and gleefully malevolent Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) carefully manipulates those around him to set an unstoppable sequence of mayhem into...

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  • The Honorable Woman
    2014
    The Honorable Woman

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been with us for generations and will likely continue to be so, and The Honorable Woman impressively conveyed that sense of...

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  • Inside Amy Schumer
    2014
    Inside Amy Schumer

    Showcasing the voluminous comic talents and range of Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer is a sketch show with all sorts of purpose. The fleet-footed Schumer...

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  • Jane the Virgin
    2014
    Jane the Virgin

    The premise is certainly unusual: A young woman who has never had sex gets pregnant via artificial insemination, and the father happens to be an...

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  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
    2014
    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

    Good satire helps citizens cope. It announces what's wrong and assures us that others have noticed, too. It encourages us to come together – first...

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  • The Knick
    2014
    The Knick

    At times, The Knick may look like a horror show; its explicit, detailed depiction of operations in a fictional, 1900-era New York City hospital doesn't...

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  • Rectify
    2014
    Rectify

    Released because of new DNA evidence but still not cleared of the rape and murder that put him to prison for 19 years, Daniel Holden...

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  • 74th Annual Peabody Award Winners

    74th Annual Peabody Award Winners

    2014 Peabody Award Winners

  • Individual Award: Sir David Attenborough
    2014
    Individual Award: Sir David Attenborough

    On the face of it, a personal award to an 89-year-old with a broadcasting career of more than 60 years behind him would seem valedictory,...

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  • Institutional Award: Afropop Worldwide
    2014
    Institutional Award: Afropop Worldwide

    On the radio continuously since 1988, Afropop Worldwide revels in and reveals music that Africa has inspired in its diverse homelands and around the globe....

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