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Woodruff: I'm Going Back to Iraq

(Newser) - Bob Woodruff returned to Iraq today, 3 years after he and his cameraman were seriously injured in a bombing there, he blogs for ABC. Still rehabbing from a serious brain injury, he says returning was a tough decision. “None of us could ever have imagined then that I would... More »

Colbert Grabs a Peabody

Compares staff to 'enema' flushing out truth

(Newser) - Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert snatched a prestigious Peabody media award at last night's ceremony hosted by CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl. She stepped in to replace Brian Williams, who opted to spend time with NBC colleagues after Tim Russert's death. Colbert displayed his usual deadpan style, comparing his staff to... More »

Reporters Wounded in Iraq Win Peabody Awards

Woodruff and Dozier honored for their war reporting

(Newser) - Two journalists seriously injured in Iraq won Peabody Awards today for their stories on wounded veterans, the AP reports. Bob Woodruff of ABC and Kimberly Dozier of CBS each won for their profiles of soldiers returning home from Iraq. Woodruff suffered a brain injury in an IED attack in 2006,... More »

Woodruff Fights for Words

Wounded ABC newsman describes continuing struggle

(Newser) - When ABC's Bob Woodruff reported recently from North Korea, he appeared fully recovered from horrific head injuries he suffered in Iraq. In fact, he has a lingering disorder that could have ended his career as a journalist. He discusses working with expressive aphasia, a struggle to remember words, with Christine... More »

Wounded Anchor Key Advocate for Injured Vets

Woodruff charity concert to net $1M

(Newser) - News anchor Bob Woodruff, severely wounded by a bomb in Iraq last year, is back to work as an ABC correspondent and has launched a new career as an advocate for wounded soldiers, particularly those with head injuries. A charity concert he helped organized, featuring Bruce Springsteen and Robin Williams,... More »

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