James Roger Sharp, professor emeritus of history in the Maxwell School, wrote an op-ed for Syracuse.com titled “Democracy on trial: Can we save it?” Sharp is an expert in American political history, having researched and written extensively about the history…
The Mirror Awards: Now More Tweetable (#Mirrors10)
The fourth annual Mirror Awards luncheon ceremony honoring excellence in media industry reporting will be covered live on Twitter via #Mirrors10 and at http://twitter.com/Mirrors10. The feed will also be embedded on the Mirror Awards website at http://mirrorawards.com. The event will be held Thursday, June 10, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Coverage will begin at 11:45 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m.
The Mirror Awards are sponsored by Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. CBS News’ Katie Couric will serve as emcee for this year’s luncheon. Newhouse Dean Lorraine Branham will host.
Bloomberg will receive the Fred Dressler Achievement Award, and Twitter will receive the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence. Paul E. Steiger, editor in chief and chief executive of ProPublica, will present the Dressler Award. Matthew Winkler, editor in chief of Bloomberg News, will accept the award for Bloomberg. George Stephanopoulos, anchor of “Good Morning America” and chief political correspondent for ABC News, will present the i-3 award. Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, will accept the award for Twitter.
In addition to the special awards, juried journalism awards will be presented in seven categories:
- Best Single Article (Traditional Media)
- Best Single Article (Digital Media)
- Best Profile (Traditional Media)
- Best Profile (Digital Media)
- Best Commentary (Traditional Media)
- Best Commentary (Digital Media)
- Best In-Depth Piece (Traditional Media)
For information about sponsorship opportunities and online registration for the luncheon, see http://mirrorawards.com.