1998 Alfred I. duPont ? Columbia University Awards in Television and Radio Journalism

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Frontline, for remarkable quality and sustained commitment to controversial and sensitive stories as exemplified by four programs: ?Murder, Money and Mexico,? ?The Choice '96,? ?Secret Daughter,? and ?Innocence Lost: The Plea? (WGBH?TV, Boston)
Television Awards: PrimeTime Live: ?Debt Reckoning? (ABC News); ?Why Can't We Live Together?? (NBC News and Scripps Howard News Prods.); ?Enter the Jury Room? (CBS News)
Major-Market Television: WABC?TV (New York) for ?Room 104: The Overcrowding Crisis,? about a first-grade classroom in Brooklyn
Small-Market Television: Wisconsin Public Television for ?Welcome to Poverty Hollow,? which followed three families in an innovative anti-poverty effort in northern Wisconsin that responded to the state's new welfare reform system; KTCA?TV (St. Paul, Minn.) for NewsNight Minnesota: ?Unisys,? a series of reports about the impact of downsizing on long-term employees of the Unisys Corporation
Independent Television Productions: The Center for New American Media for ?Vote for Me: Politics in America? (PBS); Blowback Productions for ?CIA: America's Secret Warriors? (Discovery Channel); Jon Else, Sandra Itkoff, and Marc Reisner for ?An American Nile? (PBS); KCET (Los Angeles) and the BBC for ?The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century? (PBS)
Radio Awards: KUSC (Los Angeles) for Marketplace, which proves that reporting on economic issues can be approached with energy and flair (Public Radio International)