Five for Five: Top Five News Stories Broken or Advanced by NewsBusters | Round 3 of T-Shirt Winners

Editor's Note: For the list of NewsBusters T-shirt contest winners, skip to the end of this post. Click here to enter the contest.

It's time once again for "Five for Five," this time our list of the Top Five News Stories Broken or Advanced by NewsBusters.

We start with an honorable mention that just barely failed to make the cut, but is worth noting for its impact on the blogosphere, Noel Sheppard's August 1, 2009 post, "Obama Joker Poster Popping Up in Los Angeles."

As for our top five, they are blog posts that uncovered:

And perhaps our biggest news item of all, from March 18, 2008, when our very own Rich Noyes disproved Hillary Clinton's claim of having come under fire in a 1996 visit to Bosnia.

Here's the 1996 news footage that Noyes dug up from the Media Research Center archive:


And now, as promised, the third round of winners in our 5th anniversary T-shirt giveaway.

Congratulations to:

  1. John D. of Anderson, S.C.
  2. Paul C. of Rockaway, N.J.
  3. Earl S. of Willis, Texas
  4. Vicki L. of Hinckley, Ill.
  5. Larry G. of Doniphan, Mo.
  6. Nathan M. of Jefferson Township, Pa.
  7. Carolann M. of Gaithersburg, Md.
  8. Roy D. of Burnsville, N.C.
  9. Benjamin S. of Hillsdale, Mich.
  10. Galen W. of Fayetteville, Pa. 
  11. John B. of Oakhurst, Calif.
  12. John P. of Cincinnati, Ohio
  13. Rick G. of Olympia, Wash.
  14. Sandra G. of Providence, R.I.
  15. Fred K. of Sandy Lake, Pa.
  16. Albert C. of Vinton, Va.
  17. Joe G. of Lockport, N.Y.
  18. Ruth S. of Phoenix, Ariz.
  19. Carmen M. of Woodruff, S.C.
  20. Joseph P. of Kearney, Neb.
  21. Stephen W. of Tacoma, Wash.
  22. Sandy C.of Niantic, Conn.
  23. Cliff P. of Fayetteville, Ark.
  24. Dale W. of Cannelburg, Ind.
  25. Mary H. of Rockford, Ill.
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