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Newhouse School Announces Winners in the 2020 Mirror Awards Competition
The Newhouse School has announced the winners in the 2020 Mirror Awards competition for excellence in media industry reporting.
Chosen by a group of journalists and journalism educators, the winners are:
Best Single Article/Story
Jane Mayer for The New Yorker: “Trump TV”
Molly Langmuir for Elle: “What’s Next For New Yorker Reporter Jane Mayer?”
Jenni Monet for Columbia Journalism Review and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project: “The crisis in covering Indian Country”
John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting
Molly Webster and Bethel Habte for Radiolab/WNYC Studios: “Right to be Forgotten”
Special Topic Category: Best Story on Media Coverage of the Trump Impeachment
Margaret Sullivan for The Washington Post: “The two big flaws of the media’s impeachment coverage — and what went right”
Special Topic Category: Best Story on the Future of Journalism
Brent Cunningham for Pacific Standard: “Losing the News”
This is the 14th year for the Mirror Awards, which were established by the Newhouse School to recognize the important work of the journalists who cover the media industry. Traditionally, awards have been presented at a luncheon event in New York City, at which the school also gives special awards for leadership and innovation. This year’s event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.