The Moody College of Communications at the University of Texas at Austin announced a new journalism award named after disgraced former CBS News anchor Dan Rather that recognizes “collegiate and professional journalists who overcome obstacles like stonewalling and harassment to speak truth to power”:

No, really! They’re serious. From the dean of the college:

“There is no bottom”:

What font did they use on the medals?

Might we suggest a name change for these awards:

Who knew there was a statute of limitations for fake news:

And this does say a lot about the state of academia today:

And it would be nice if Rather would just admit he was wrong one of these days:

We look forward to UT’s business school giving out an award to Al Sharpton next:

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