CARTOONISTS AND OTHER SUBVERSIVES”
P A N E L I S T S GARRY TRUDEAU, the new George Polk Career achievement winner JULES FEIFFER, prize-winning cartoonist, author, and playwright DJANGO GOLD, senior writer for The Onion MOLLY CRABAPPLE, artist, writer and contributing editor for VICE
The George Polk awards are conferred annually to honor special achievement in journalism. Winners are chosen from newspapers, magazines, television, radio and online news organizations. Judges place a premium on investigative work that is original, requires digging and resourcefulness, and brings results.
Legacy of George Polk
In May 1948, while covering the civil war in Greece between the authoritarian government and the communists, CBS correspondent George Polk's body turned up floating in a bay, hands and feet bound, shot at point-blank range in the head.