Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Exclusive interview with woman chastized by Maya Angelou

Leanne Italie, New York entertainment writer: While a lot of outlets discussed the issue of respect and titles surrounding a 30-year-old clip of Maya Angelou admonishing a young woman who dared call her by her first name, it was Italie who actually found and interviewed the woman, now almost 50, for her reaction to the video going viral.

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