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2016 SIPAwards Builds on the Best From the Present and Past

The Las Vegas Review-Journal just won the Sidney Award for unmasking the shadowy buyer of their own newspaper. Impressive. But in 1980—the first year of what has now become the SIPAwards—Paul Warren, then the editor/publisher of Television Digest (now chairman and publisher of Warren Communications News) won the Investigative Reporting award with a similar unmasking. He wrote a series of stories uncovering Nixon administration attempts to control the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and "correct a liberal bias" at CPB.