Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications today announced the finalists in the 2018 Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony June 14 in New York City. Tickets and tables for the event may be purchased online. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors18.
The finalists, selected by a group of journalists and journalism educators, are:
BEST SINGLE ARTICLE/STORY
SPECIAL TOPIC CATEGORY: BEST STORY ON FAKE NEWS
SPECIAL TOPIC CATEGORY: BEST STORY ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN THE MEDIA INDUSTRY
JOHN M. HIGGINS AWARD FOR BEST IN-DEPTH/ENTERPRISE REPORTING
- The Making of an American Nazi by Luke O’Brien (The Atlantic)
- Series of investigative pieces on Harvey Weinstein by Ronan Farrow (The New Yorker)
- Series of investigative pieces on Harvey Weinstein (The New York Times)
- Series of pieces on ad fraud by Craig Silverman (BuzzFeed News)
The Mirror Awards are the most important awards for recognizing excellence in media industry reporting. Established by the Newhouse School in 2006, the awards honor the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit.
In addition to the juried awards, the Newhouse School will present the Fred Dressler Leadership Award and the i-3 award for impact, innovation and influence at the award ceremony, which will be held Thursday, June 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E. 42nd St., New York City. Tickets and tables may be purchased online.
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