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Honoring the Recipients of the 2004 Exceptional Merit in Media Awards

Date: Dec. 7, 2004
Location: Washington, DC
Issues: Women


HONORING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2004 EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN MEDIA AWARDS-HON. CAROLYN B. MALONEY (Extensions of Remarks - December 07, 2004)

Mrs. MALONEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the winners of the 18th Annual Exceptional Merit in Media Awards (EMMAs) which were presented by the National Women's Political Caucus earlier this year. This prestigious honor is given for excellence in media coverage of women's issues.

The 2004 EMMA honorees include:

The Liz Claiborne Award for Outstanding Reporting on Violence Against Women: Marie Claire, Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor-in-Chief.

Magazine Story, Winner: "Code of Dishonor", Clara Bingham, Vanity Fair Magazine.
Television, Exceptional Feature Story: "He Said, She Said", Melissa Cornick, ABC News.
Magazine Story, Runner-up: "Your Body is a Battle Ground", Kimberly Sevcik, Self Magazine.
Television, Exceptional Documentary: "Our Lifetime Commitment: Stop Violence Against Women", Denise Young Farrell, Lifetime Television.

Magazine Story, Runner-up: "Are You Ready to Really Understand Abortion", Allison Brower, Glamour.

Radio Segment: "Shoshone Sisters Fight for Land", Susan Shepard, Living on Earth, NPR.

Television, Special Topics: "Final Justice with Erin Brockovich, #315", LMNO Productions, Larry Goldman, VP Corporate Communications.

Special, Print: "Violently III", Jennifer Wolff, Self Magazine.

Television, News Story: "Women and the Media", PBS to the Contrary Television, Cari Stein, VP Corporate Communications.

Newspaper, Exceptional Feature Story: "The Complete Anita Hill", Florence Graves, freelance writer, 1994 EMMAs winner, The Boston Globe.

I was thrilled to have been a part of this special event by paying tribute to journalists who write meaningful and groundbreaking articles about issues affecting women. I believe that they should be commended for their talents, and I look forward to reading more of their work in the future.

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