Best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues.
AWARD DATE: 2019
AWARD NAME: 18 The Whitman Bassow Award 2019
AWARD RECIPIENT: Tom Warren and Katie J.M. Baker
AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: BuzzFeed News
AWARD HONORED WORK: “World Wildlife Fund’s Secret War”
AWARD SPONSOR: Robert Serio
BuzzFeed’s stories led the WWF to overhaul its human rights guidelines even as Congress investigated how the U.S. government could have unwittingly helped fund such atrocities.
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