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Subject: 2012 Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Menda Date: 10/11/2012 9:03 AM
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Named after the Moscow bureau chief of the New York Times between 1922 and 1936 who whitewashed the horrible policies of the Soviets including the forced starvation of between 1.2 and 12 million ethnic Ukrainians. Then he won the Pulitzer Prize.

The 2012 Winners:

2nd runner-up - Andrew Sullivan:
his solitary fight on what he considers one of the most horrendous crimes committed against human beings — in this case, on male babies. I refer of course to what Sullivan calls “genital mutilation,” or as most of us refer to it, “circumcision.”
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his neverending and relentless crusade to prove that Sarah Palin was not the mother of her Down Syndrome baby, Trig.
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1st runner-up - Bob Simon:

For not only did Mr. Simon blithely deny the reality of Arab violence against Christians in the Holy Land, he also skillfully and brazenly laid the blame for Christians’ fleeing the area at the feet of the Israelis — as if Israel’s policy of self-defense precipitated the exodus of Christians from the Holy Land.

And the winner is ... <<
http://pjmedia.com/blog/walter-duranty-prize/?singlepage=tru...

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