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Tampa Bay Times “Failure Factories” series wins Bingham Prize for investigative reporting

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The Tampa Bay Times has won another journalism prize for their expose on how five elementary schools in South St. Petersburg devolved into some of the worst in Florida. The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University announced on Friday that the Times “Failure Factories” reports has been awarded the 2015 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism. “In precise, compelling prose, this series exposed how a Florida county school board neglected African-American schools until they become little more than warehouses for children,”…

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