2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Protests and Racial Justice-News or Feature Stories ( Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Bohemian
    Entry Title: Sonoma County 2020 protest coverage
    Entry Credit: Chelsea Kurnick, Will Carruthers
    Judge Comment: Strong inside reporting in a situation requiring first-person accounts.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Lamorinda Weekly
    Entry Title: Residents gather for peaceful protests during pandemic
    Judge Comment: Covered a wide territory with multiple components.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Comstock's Magazine
    Entry Title: Fighting for Fairness: Black business owners are trying to survive amid the pandemic and racial and economic injustice
    Entry Credit: Russell Nichols
    Judge Comment: Good job putting a face on the issue.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Bay View
    Entry Title: The messy truth: Extortion, bargaining, and how we must oppose the new SFPOA contract
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Miller
    Judge Comment: In depth reporting. Could have used a bit more context.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Malibu Times
    Entry Title: Malibu sports community reacts to murder of George Floyd
    Entry Credit: McKenzie Jackson
    Judge Comment: Unflinching look at a privileged white community's response.