2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

In-Depth Reporting ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,001 - 200,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Tahoe Daily Tribune
    Entry Title: What lies in the depths of Lake Tahoe’s waters?
    Entry Credit: Claire Cudahy
    Judge Comment: Great primer on how the country's second-largest lake was formed. Fascinating reading, from the geology to the famous people who allegedly have visited the lake.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Recorder
    Entry Title: Cryptocurrency Litigation
    Entry Credit: Ross Todd
    Judge Comment: Excellent examination of cryutocurrency and whether it should be regulated as a security.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: CALmatters
    Entry Title: Teacher pension debt swamps school budgets
    Entry Credit: Jessica Calefati, Vicki Haddock , David Lesher
    Judge Comment: Great reader service of identifying how ballooning teacher pensions are going to spell financial disaster for schools down the road.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: CALmatters
    Entry Title: California's Climate Policies
    Entry Credit: Julie Cart, Linda Rogers
    Judge Comment: Top-notch series that shows climate-change regulations are shortchanging taxpayers.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Record
    Entry Title: Violent Crime Project
    Entry Credit: Roger Phillips, Donald Blount, Nicholas Filipas, Almendra Carpizo
    Judge Comment: Series put a face on the terrible scourge of violent crime and its never-ending aftermath.