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Barbara Laker is an American journalist for the Philadelphia Daily News. She won with Wendy Ruderman the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.[1]


She grew up in Kent, England. She immigrated when she was 12. She graduated from Missouri School of Journalism with a BJ in 1979.[2] She worked for the Clearwater Sun, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Dallas Times-Herald, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.[3]

The "Tainted Justice" series, brought about an FBI / Philadelphia Police internal affairs investigation.[4]

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  1. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes".
  2. ^ "Missouri School of Journalism: Alumna Barbara Laker, BJ '79, Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting". Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
  3. ^ "Barbara Laker - Speaker -". Archived from the original on 2011-11-05. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
  4. ^ Jeffrey C. Billman (October 20, 2010). "Literature & Journalism: Barbara Laker & Wendy Ruderman: The News Hounds". Philadelphia City Paper. Archived from the original on July 1, 2012. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
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