Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications today announced the finalists in the 2019 Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony June 13 in New York City. Tickets and tables for the event may be purchased online. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors19.
The finalists, selected by a group of journalists and journalism educators, are:
BEST SINGLE ARTICLE/STORY
- “Missing the Story” by Jelani Cobb (Columbia Journalism Review)
- “The great remove” by Sarah Jones (Columbia Journalism Review)
- Series of pieces on the media in the age of Trump by Carlos Maza (Vox)
- Series of columns by David Zurawik (The Baltimore Sun)
SPECIAL TOPIC CATEGORY: Best Story on Journalists or Journalism in Peril
SPECIAL TOPIC CATEGORY: Best Story on Social Media in the Crosshairs
- Series of pieces on problems with Facebook (BuzzFeed News)
- Series of podcasts on internet outrage (The Daily)
- “The Business of Internet Outrage” reported and hosted by Kevin Roose; produced by Andy Mills with Stella Tan; edited by Larissa Anderson and Wendy Dorr
- “‘I Am Not an Internet Troll’” reported and hosted by Kevin Roose; produced by Andy Mills with Theo Balcomb, Rachel Quester, Clare Toeniskoetter and Alexandra Leigh Young; edited by Larissa Anderson, Wendy Dorr and Lisa Tobin
- “The Facebook Armageddon” by Mathew Ingram (Columbia Journalism Review)
- Series of pieces on junk news by Miles O’Brien, Miles O’Brien, produced by Cameron Hickey (PBS NewsHour)
JOHN M. HIGGINS AWARD FOR BEST IN-DEPTH/ENTERPRISE REPORTING
- 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 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 E. 42nd St., New York City. Tickets and tables may be purchased online.
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