The event was to honor Katie Couric for her "gotcha interview" with Sarah Palin.
Katie Couric won the latest Walter Cronkite award for “Special Impact on the 2008 Campaign” for president. She was recognized for her “extraordinary persistent and detailed multi-part interviews with Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin,” which the judges called “a defining moment in the 2008 presidential campaign.”
Hot Air | posted at 3:10 pm on April 16, 2009 by Ed Morrissey
From the Someone Left the Irony On Department, John Ziegler gets arrested by security guards outside USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism for committing … er … journalism. He wanted to ask people attending their ceremony honoring Katie Couric with their Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism about the award, and the Annenberg School of Journalism apparently objected to … er … journalism.