USA Today Wins duPont For Interactive Series

USA Today was named a 2013 Alfred I. duPont Award winner for "Ghost Factories," an interactive series that uncovered hundred of forgotten lead factories and the health dangers they present. Below, Christiane Amanpour announces the winners of this year's duPont-Columbia University Awards:

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the 2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards.

USA Today took home a duPont Award for its interactive investigative report “Ghost Factories,” which uncovered more than 200 forgotten lead factories and the health hazards they left behind. The multimedia series allowed users to examine soil samples, access interactive maps and read detailed findings on factory sites.

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Other winners include: KCET, KLAS-TV, WGBH, WHYY, WTIF, WVUE-TV, WXYZ-TV and NPR.

The duPonts recognize excellence in broadcast and digital journalism. The full list of winners can be found here.

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