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Newhouse School announces People’s Choice winners in third annual Mirror Awards competition
Newhouse School announces People’s Choice winners in third annual Mirror Awards competitionJune 01, 2009Wendy S. Loughlinwsloughl@syr.edu
Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has announced the People’s Choice winners in the third annual Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting.
Of 170 entries in this year’s competition, 29 finalists were chosen in six categories. Fellow journalists and members of the public were invited to view the finalists online and vote for their favorites in each category.
People’s Choice winners are:
Best Single Article, Traditional Media
Clive Thompson, “Is the Tipping Point Toast?” (Fast Company)
Best Single Article, Digital Media
Rachel Sklar, “The NYT’s Selective, Misleading Pentagon Story” (The Huffington Post)
Best Profile, Traditional Media
Mark Bowden, “The Angriest Man in Television” (The Atlantic)
Best Commentary, Traditional Media
Ben Grossman (Broadcasting & Cable)
Best Commentary, Digital Media
Rachel Sklar (The Huffington Post)
Best In-depth Piece, Traditional Media
On the Media, “Brand China” (WNYC New York Public Radio)
A group of journalists and journalism educators will decide the Mirror Award winners, who will be recognized at a luncheon ceremonyonTuesday, June 9, at 11:45 a.m. at the Harmonie Club in New York City.
The Mirror Awards, established by the Newhouse School in 2006, honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit. Honorees are recognized for news judgment and command of craft in reporting, analysis and commentary on developments in the media industry and its role in our economy, culture and democracy.