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Tainted Justice


Cop in Pulitzer-Winning ‘Tainted Justice’ Series Gets Job Back

Jeffrey Cujdik has his job back. Cujdik is one of the Philadelphia narcotics officers implicated in the Daily News’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Tainted Justice” series. No […]

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Busted Makes Amazon’s Best-of-2014 List

A book telling the tale of Philadelphia Police corruption, written by two Daily News reporters, has been named one of the best nonfiction books of […]

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Ruderman Responds to Inquirer Takedown on Facebook

Wendy Ruderman, one-half of the Daily News‘ Pulitzer-winning duo whose work has come under scrutiny by the Philadelphia Inquirer, took to Facebook today to rebut […]

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3 Reasons the Case Against “Tainted Justice” Doesn’t Add Up

Something doesn’t add up. The Inquirer on Friday did something pretty unusual: It printed a takedown of the reporting behind the Daily News’ Pulitzer-winning “Tainted […]

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Is “Tainted Justice” Now Tainted?

It would appear that an Inquirer story killed last month by publisher Gerry Lenfest is back from the dead. The Inquirer today has a lengthy […]

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Sarah Jessica Parker to Star in TV Show Based on Daily News Pulitzer

We already knew that Busted, the great true-crime dirty-cop book by Daily News reporters Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman, was a Philly classic. Can it […]

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“Tainted Justice” Police Officer Fired. Will It Take?

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey has fired Jeffrey Cujdik — the narcotics squad officer who was at the heart of the Daily News‘ Pulitzer-winning “Tainted Justice” […]


Cops in Pulitzer-Winning ‘Tainted Justice’ Series Won’t Face Charges

Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman won the 2010 Pulitzer for a series, called Tainted Justice, in the Daily News. The duo was awarded the prize […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker’s Busted

Warts and all. That’s what you see of the Daily News’ crack reporting duo, Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, in their new book, Busted. These are the […]