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  • Deborah Amos | 2017 Courage in Journalism Award

    NPR, United States “I’ve been thinking about the reporters on the ground. That was as risky a situation as I’ve ever seen.” One might think that NPR’s Deborah Amos was commenting on a conflict in Syria, Iraq, or another of the war-torn locales she’s covered over the years. In fact, she was reflecting on the …

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  • Hadeel al-Yamani | 2017 Courage in Journalism Award

    Al Jazeera Arabic, Yemen In the five years she has worked in broadcast journalism, Hadeel al-Yamani has faced more hardship than most people face in their entire careers. The Yemeni reporter has worked near the front line of the civil war in Yemen for the past two years, surrounded by tanks, gunfire, and members of …

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  • Saniya Toiken | 2017 Courage in Journalism Award

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Kazakhstan In the oil-rich fields and communities of western Kazakhstan, Saniya Toiken pursues justice by reporting the truth. The Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reporter is one of the few to chronicle the discontent that has been growing in Kazakhstan and the times when it has bubbled over, with workers and citizens …

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  • IWMF Names Winners of 2017 Courage in Journalism Award and Lifetime Achievement Award: NPR’s Deborah Amos, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell among Honorees [WASHINGTON, DC, May 11, 2017]: — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is recognizing four outstanding woman journalists as winners of its annual Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Courage in Journalism …

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  • The IWMF Seeks Nominations for 2017 Courage In Journalism, Lifetime Achievement Awards; Ceremonies to be Held in Washington, D.C., New York, & Los Angeles

      COURAGE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS RECOGNIZE PERSEVERENCE AND COMMITMENT TO JOURNALISM, DESPITE DIFFICULTY; LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS PAY TRIBUTE TO PIONEERS AND ROLE MODELS IN JOURNALISM WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Women’s Media Foundation is seeking 2017 nominations for its 28th annual Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards, two prestigious and unique prizes for remarkable …

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