Truthdig.com, a Web site led by Annenberg alumni and faculty that is dedicated to providing insightful and accurate reporting, earned highly competitive Webby Award nominations in the politics category — alongside media sites C-SPAN and the Huffington Post — and the Best Copy/Writing category, alongside Vanity Fair
Yearlong series of stories on government corruption in Long Island, N.Y., earns two reporters one of the most generous awards in journalism
Truthdig.com, a Web site launched by award-winning journalist and communication professor Robert Scheer, was also recognized as one of the best news and political sites
Lisa Chedekel and Matthew Kauffman win $35,000 investigative journalism award for their series exposing the US military’s recruitment and deployment of mentally ill soldiers into Iraq.
Annenberg print journalism major Katherine Beck was named Student Photojournalist of the Year by the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles. The winner of the portfolio competition, Beck was honored at the PPAGLA annual awards dinner on March 13 in Studio City, CA, where she received a cash prize and a Nikon digital camera. Pictured: Bandit and friend Mark Shaffer at the 21st...
Proving that good political coverage can make great television, USC Annenberg has announced the winners of the 2005 USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. Winners range from Hearst-Argyle Television to NBC News "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" to 6News in Lawrence, Kan. "At a time when the legitimacy of journalism is under attack, and when...
Reporters and editors from The Washington Post have won the 2005 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for their series exposing lead contamination in the District of Columbia water supply and the failure of public officials to inform and protect residents. The $35,000 annual prize presented by the School of Journalism recognizes the year’s outstanding work in investigative journalism that led to direct results. Continuing coverage by The Washington Post»
The National Association of Black Journalists has honored USC Annenberg senior scholar Adam Clayton Powell III with its 2004 Salute to Excellence Award for Commentary. Powell is a regular commentator on the WHUT program "Evening Exchange." WHUT (Howard University Television) is the first African American owned and operated noncommercial television station in the United States. The Salute to Excellence awards were presented Saturday, Oct. 9 in Washington DC. More about the NABJ Awards» Howard University Television»