Friday, March 19, 2010

WFAA 8 wins another award

Another day goes by and WFAA 8 wins another award.

The WFAA-TV news series "Deporting Justice," which showed how thousands of accused felons — charged with crimes such as murder, rape and assault — are routinely deported, rather than face criminal prosecution, has won the prestigious Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Award.
The series, reported by David Schechter and producer Mark Smith with editor/photographer Kraig Kirchem, found the practice proliferated because local, state and federal law enforcement agencies simply fail to cooperate to ensure that accused felons go to trial. READ THE REST

Maybe I should post something when a Belo station doesn't win something.

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