Cooke, Janet Leslie

Portrait
Born: Jul 03, 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist


1954 - Born on July 23rd. An infamous American jounalist for her fabricated story about a boy named Jimmy, an 8 year old heroine addict.

1979 - A journalist at The Washington Post.

1980 - She wrote the article Jimmy's World on The Washington Post's September 29th issue.

1981 - Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for the article Jimmy's World on April 13th, but was voluntarily returned after being caught writing fake news.

1982 - She appeared on the Phil Donahue show in January.
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