SCOTUSblog is among the winners of the 72nd-annual Peabody Awards, announced Wednesday. It's the first blog to receive a Peabody, Amy Howe writes in an announcement on the site. "[T]he website provides everything you ever wanted to know about the U.S. Supreme Court and its cases but didn’t know where to look," the awards announcement reads. SCOTUSblog joins ABC's Hurricane Sandy coverage, WVIT-TV's coverage of the Sandy Hook massacre and Kelly McEvers and Deborah Amos' coverage of Syria on NPR in the winner's circle.
Local TV stations picked up a good amount of hardware: WTHR-TV in Indianapolis, KMGH-TV in Denver and KNXV-TV in Phoenix all received Peabodys. The awards are scheduled to be presented on May 20. Here's a list of all the winners. Previously: SCOTUSblog tries again to get credentialed to cover the Supreme Court | Why it’s so hard for SCOTUSblog to get Supreme Court press credentials | SCOTUSblog details in 7,000 words how CNN, Fox got Health Care ruling wrong | Who was first with healthcare ruling depends on where you were looking
We’re deeply humbled to be named a winner of the Peabody Award. Many thanks for the good wishes and congratulations.— SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) March 27, 2013