The War Horse newsroom was awarded the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for its recent reporting on the Marine Corps’ systemic failures surrounding the court martial of Cpl. Thae Ohu. Newsroom founder Thomas Brennan, managing editor Kelly Kennedy, and fact-checker Ben Kalin share the award.

The Edward R. Murrow Awards honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism and demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism. Past recipients include NPR, The New York Times, and ProPublica.

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