Chicago Tribune reporters win prestigious award for disability reporting

A Chicago Tribune reporters visit Phoenix this week to accept an award for their investigation into the mistreatment of disabled adults in Illinois group homes.

Tribune reporters Michael J. Berens and Patricia Callahan’s report, “Suffering in Secret,” was selected as the winner for the 2017 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability. The award is presented every year at the The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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Michael J. Berens: Reporter, Chicago Tribune
Patricia Callahan: Reporter, Chicago Tribune

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