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  • The Daily
    The Daily

    Nominee Roughly 20-minute episodes each morning put real people—a farmer, a taxi driver, an undocumented worker, a Congress member, an evangelical Christian, a Russian...

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  • This American Life Episode #657: The Runaways
    This American Life Episode #657: The Runaways

    Nominee An examination into how Long Island police failed to investigate a series of gang murders when the victims were immigrant teenagers, missing leads,...

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  • My World Was Burning: The North Bay Fires and What Went Wrong
    My World Was Burning: The North Bay Fires and What Went Wrong

    Nominee A review of thousands of 911 calls and dispatch recordings revealed major systemic problems with the state’s emergency response procedures, showing limitations of...

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  • In The Dark Season 2
    In The Dark Season 2

    Nominee An investigative podcast that raises profound questions about whether the criminal justice system in America is fair and just. Season Two investigates the...

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  • Ear Hustle
    Ear Hustle

    Nominee Stories of life inside prison, shared by those living it, including that of co-host Earlonne Woods, who, after the commutation of his life...

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  • Bag Man
    Bag Man

    Nominee In-depth investigation and historic look by Rachel Maddow and Mike Yarvitz at the forced resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, the brash...

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  • Zero Tolerance
    Zero Tolerance

    Nominee The interactive website that broke the original audio recording of a 6-year-old child separated from her mother at a Border Patrol detention facility...

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  • Student/Trafficked
    Student/Trafficked

    Nominee In 2016, the team of investigative journalists at R.AGE started receiving reports that young Bangladeshi men and women were being trafficked to Malaysia...

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  • On the Fire Line
    On the Fire Line

    Nominee Investigation revealed a pattern of sexual harassment and rape within the U.S. Forest Service, as well as a widespread culture of retaliation against...

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  • Nima Elbagir: Human Rights Reporting
    Nima Elbagir: Human Rights Reporting

    Nominee In the past year, Nima Elbagir has continued to break ground in her coverage of human rights abuses in some of the world's...

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  • NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Toxic School Water
    NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Toxic School Water

    Nominee A yearlong investigation about lead-contaminated water inside Nashville schools exposed a scandal that would make national news and result in a new law...

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  • Inside Yemen
    Inside Yemen

    Nominee Special correspondents Jane Ferguson and Marcia Biggs traveled at great personal risk to report on both sides of the conflict in Yemen, providing...

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  • CBS News Special: 39 Days
    CBS News Special: 39 Days

    Nominee Documentary follows the timeline of the tumultuous events from the first day of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to the...

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  • Hilda
    Hilda

    Nominee The adventures of a fearless blue-haired girl as she moves from her home in a vast magical wilderness to the bustling city of...

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  • Brides & Brothels: The Rohingya Trade
    Brides & Brothels: The Rohingya Trade

    Nominee The fate of three Rohingya girls who survived violence in Myanmar only to be forced into child marriage and prostitution in Bangladesh exposes...

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  • Blue Planet II
    Blue Planet II

    Nominee A view of our oceans using the latest diving and submarine technologies reveals we have more in common with, and are more connected...

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  • I Am Evidence
    I Am Evidence

    Nominee The exploration of the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States through a character-driven narrative brings much-needed attention to how...

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  • Independent Lens: I Am Not Your Negro
    Independent Lens: I Am Not Your Negro

    Nominee A film treatment of James Baldwin's unfinished project about the lives and successive assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King,...

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  • POV: QUEST: A Portrait of an American Family
    POV: QUEST: A Portrait of an American Family

    Nominee Director Jonathan Olshefski spent nearly a decade chronicling the daily triumphs and tragedies of the Raineys, a working class African-American family in North...

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  • POV: Survivors
    POV: Survivors

    Nominee Filmmaker Arthur Pratt takes viewers to the communities of Sierra Leone during the 2014 Ebola outbreak to highlight a few of the unsung...

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  • POV: Whose Streets?
    POV: Whose Streets?

    Nominee An unflinching look at the uprising in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer,...

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  • Shirkers
    Shirkers

    Nominee Filmmaker Sandi Tan returns to her native Singapore to explore traumatic memories of a man who both enabled and thwarted her dreams to...

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  • The Bleeding Edge
    The Bleeding Edge

    Nominee Comprehensive investigation into how corporate malfeasance in the medical device industry, coupled with the FDA's lax regulation, has resulted in devices being linked...

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  • The Rape of Recy Taylor
    The Rape of Recy Taylor

    Nominee The story of one African American woman's refusal to remain silent after being raped by white teens in 1944 shines a light on...

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  • Atypical
    Atypical

    Nominee A unique comedy about love, family, and what it really means to be “normal,” told largely from the perspective of an 18-year-old autistic...

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  • Homecoming
    Homecoming

    Nominee An intense psychological thriller that transcends genre to explore the challenges faced by veterans re-entering civilian life. Based on Gimlet Media’s fictional podcast...

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  • My Brilliant Friend
    My Brilliant Friend

    Nominee The adaptation of the first of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet novels follows two girls and their personal triumphs and tragedies against a setting...

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  • The Chi
    The Chi

    Nominee A series about what it means to be black and human on the South Side of Chicago, and the complex journeys of people...

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  • This Close
    This Close

    Nominee A series exploring the universal themes of love and friendship in its many permutations from the perspective of two best friends (who also...

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  • Aquí y Ahora: The Faces of the Immigration Crisis
    Aquí y Ahora: The Faces of the Immigration Crisis

    Nominee As tensions between the United States and Mexico increased, Aquí y Ahora sent teams to the border as well as Central America to...

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  • Spotlight on the Best Storytelling of 2018

    Spotlight on the Best Storytelling of 2018

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors has announced the 60 nominees that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during

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