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Reuters wins Polk Award for series on intimidation of U.S. election workers

The staff of Reuters has received a George Polk Award for its coverage of widespread intimidation of U.S. election workers by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

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The staff of Reuters has received a George Polk Award for its coverage of widespread intimidation of U.S. election workers by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

Highlights

  • The staff of Reuters has received a George Polk Award for its coverage of widespread intimidation of U.S.
  • election workers by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
  • The prestigious Polk Awards, presented by Long Island University in the United States, honor special achievement in journalism.
  • The staff were honored in the political reporting category for a series of reports called “Campaign of Fear” The articles revealed how the people who administer U.S.
  • elections have endured death threats and other intimidation from supporters of Trump supporters.
  • At least 10 state legislatures are considering bills that would protect election workers from intimidation.