Entry Deadline Extended to Feb. 9

February 5, 2009

Entries for the third annual Mirror Awards will be accepted through Monday, Feb. 9 (postmark date). This year’s competition includes new categories for digital media. There is no fee to enter.

This year’s awards categories include:

  • 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
  • Best In-Depth Piece, Digital Media
  • People’s Choice

All entries must have been published or broadcast between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2008.

Entries are evaluated based on three criteria: Excellence of craft; framing of the issue; and appropriateness for the intended audience. Winners are chosen by a group of journalists and journalism educators.

For more information about the Mirror Awards competition, contact Jean Brooks at 315.443.5711 or mirror@syr.edu. For press inquiries, contact Wendy Loughlin at 315.443.2785 or wsloughl@syr.edu.