Latest Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award Stories

2011-08-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What can you do to protect yourself during these uncertain economic times? Two of the region's leading news organizations distinguished for their award-winning local coverage, KCET's SoCal Connected and American Public Media's Marketplace®, will present a special report on how Southern California can weather the national economic crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/DC88339LOGO ) Hosted by Kai Ryssdal of...

2010-12-22 13:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, announced today that KING-TV, its NBC affiliate in Seattle/Tacoma, has been selected to receive an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Award. The Silver Baton will be awarded to KING for its investigative series, Waste on the Water, which uncovered millions of wasted and misused tax dollars in the Washington state ferry system....

2010-04-07 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Current TV has received both the 69th Annual Peabody Award and the 2010 Television Academy Honor for the "Vanguard" documentary series episode, "The OxyContin Express." The Peabody Award is given for excellence in electronic media and the Television Academy Honor recognizes achievements in programming that present issues of concern to our society in a compelling, emotional and insightful way. Along with these latest awards, Current TV's "Vanguard"...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.