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2020 California Journalism Awards Digital Coverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature Stories Winners – Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over

2020 California Journalism Awards
Digital Coverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature Stories Contest Winners

Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over

 

First-place and second-place plaques will be shipped directly to the winning publications in the coming weeks.

Personalized certificates will also be mailed to winners in each category.

A complete list of all California Journalism Award winners will be provided on May 18th.

 

Circ Group(s)Category NameAwardOrganizationCityEntry TitleCommentsCredits
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & overCoverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature StoriesFirst PlaceThe Mercury News/East Bay TimesSan JoseThis powerful photo of her kneeling before San Jose riot police went viral. Now we know her storyThis is a profound, dramatic story that shows what good reporting can do to humanize a political protest. Fantastic work.Julia Prodis Sulek
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & overCoverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature StoriesSecond PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoHow two Black women in L.A. helped build Black Lives Matter from hashtag to global movementExcellent story that goes beyond the immediate headlines to talk about two Black women who helped transform how we think about protest and politics.Andrea Castillo
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & overCoverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature StoriesThird PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoUnder lax protocol, LAPD responded to protests with aggressive forceGreat investigative work on problems with the way the LAPD responded to protests. A model for what an urban daily should be doing.L.A. Times Staff
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & overCoverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature StoriesFourth PlaceThe Sacramento BeeSacramento'A wound that never closes': Racism, police violence and the toll on Black mental healthGreat story that adds an important element to the news.Darrell Smith, Cathie Anderson
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & overCoverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature StoriesFifth PlaceThe Sacramento BeeSacramento'Every black mother heard him': Sacramento mothers mourn George Floyd at Oak Park rallyGood news story that adds important context to an event.Darrell Smith
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