Janet Cooke

Janet Cooke, former staff writer for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP016752" title="The Washington Post" href="/topic/arts-culture/mass-media/news-media/the-washington-post-ORCRP016752.topic">The Washington Post</a>, fabricated a fictional account of an 8-year-old heroin addict "Jimmy's World."  She even won the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005160" title="Pulitzer Prize Awards" href="/topic/arts-culture/journalism/pulitzer-prize-awards-EVHST000005160.topic">Pulitzer Prize</a> for the story.

( ABC News, courtesy )

Janet Cooke, former staff writer for The Washington Post, fabricated a fictional account of an 8-year-old heroin addict "Jimmy's World." She even won the Pulitzer Prize for the story.

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