At the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 during the MRC’s 30th anniversary gala, one of four nominees for the “Dan Rather Memorial Award for the Stupidest Analysis.”
More on NewsBusters about the awards and gala held at the National Building Museum.
“The government last year said nearly twenty million Russians lived below the poverty line on less than a $139 a month. It wasn’t always like this. In the Soviet era, most villagers worked on huge collective farms. Life wasn’t easy but the government provided for the people. All of that came to an end when the Soviet Union collapsed....‘It would be so good to live like before,’ she tells me, ‘Under communism, there were plenty of jobs and plenty to eat.’”
— Correspondent Lucy Kafanov on NBC Nightly News, June 11.