http://www.agu.org/news/press/pr_archiv ... 0-29.shtml
Pallava Bagla,the reporter for NDTV and Science magazine has been given an award by the AGU. The "David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism".
He says: (Interview in Columbia Journalism Review http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/qa_c ... e_ipcc.php
But, possibly none of them, including myself, could summon the necessary courage to question the IPCC, a body of 2,500 of the very best climate specialists. But then, when after a much-prolonged investigation the collective opinion of many glaciologists tipped the balance against the IPCC opinion, we decided to go public, and, in the end, the huge scramble to meet the news deadline for the ministerial announcement was exciting.
But, I guess it is fair that given the error was "publicized" first by Bagla.
What is however ironic, is that journalists get awards, whereas bloggers and researchers get lawsuits.