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Sharyl Attkisson is an award-winning American writer and host of the TV show Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson. For more information, you can visit her website
She is a five-time Emmy Award winner and a Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence recipient.
She was most notably a former investigative correspondent in the Washington bureau for CBS News,
Attkisson resigned from CBS News on March 10, 2014, after 21 years with the network. She later wrote the best-selling book Stonewalled: One Reporter’s Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington, was published by Harper later in 2014-
I highly suggest everyone get their hands on this compelling book if you haven’t already, in which she alleged that CBS News failed to give sufficient coverage of Barack Obama controversies, such as the 2012 Benghazi attack. In May 2013, while still employed by CBS, Attkisson alleged that her personal and work computers had been “compromised” for more than two years. CBS News stated that it had investigated her work computer and found evidence of multiple unauthorized accesses by a third party in late 2012. The U.S.Department of Justice denied any involvement. In her 2014 book, she wrote that a forensic examination revealed that her personal computer was hacked with keystroke logging spyware, enabling an intruder to read all her e-mail messages and gain access to the passwords for her financial accounts.
In addition, Sheryl has received criticism for publishing stories suggesting a possible link between vaccines and autism, a claim that has been rejected by the scientific community but supported by millions of people worldwide.
From 1990 to 1993, Sherl was an anchor for CNN, and also served as a key anchor for CBS covering space exploration and anchoring CBS News Up to the Minute until January 1995 in which she also received an award.
She served on the University of Florida’s Journalism College Advisory Board. The University gave her an Outstanding Achievement Award in 1997.
From 1996 to 2001, she hosted the PBS health-news magazine HealthWeek.
In 2002, she co-authored the college textbook Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News. Later that same year she won an Emmy Award for her Investigative Journalism about the American Red Cross. Attkisson was part of the CBS News team that received-Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2005 for Overall Excellence.
In 2008, when Hillary Clinton said she dodged sniper fire in Bosnia, Attkisson contradicted her and called her out on lying about it.
In 2009, Attkisson won an Investigative Emmy Award for Business and Financial Reporting for her exclusive reports on the Troubled Asset Relief Program and the bank bailout.
She received an Investigative Reporters and Editors Finalist award for Dangerous Drugs in 2000.
In 2001, she received an Investigative Emmy Award nomination for the Firestone Tire Fiasco from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Sheryl received an award for her reporting about the corruption of the American Red Cross. Attkisson was also part of the CBS News team that received
The Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2005 for Overall Excellence.
In 2009, Attkisson won an Investigative Emmy Award for Business and Financial Reporting for her exclusive reports on the Troubled Asset Relief Program and the bank bailout.
In 2010, she was nominated for two Emmy Awards for investigations into members of Congress and waste of tax dollars. In July 2011, Attkisson was again nominated, for Follow the Money investigations into Congressional travel to the Copenhagen climate summit, and problems with aid to Haiti earthquake victims.
In 2012, CBS News accepted an Investigative Reporting Award given to her reporting on ATF’s Fast and Furious Gunwalker controversy from Accuracy in Media, a conservative news media watchdog group. In June 2012, Attkisson’s investigative reporting for the Gunwalker story also won the CBS Evening News the Radio and Television News Directors Association’s National Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Video Investigative Reporting. In July 2012, Attkisson’s Gunwalker: Fast and Furious reporting received an Emmy Award.
The following year, Exposing the Business of Congress, which examined the impact of lobbyists on the United States Congress where she was awarded an Emmy for investigative journalism which she damn well deserved considering the control Lobbyists have over our country’s political world.
In her second book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, was published by HarperCollins in summer 2017, also became a New York Times bestseller.
Let me tell you guys, her list of achievements and highly important accomplishments goes on and on, and rightfully so.


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