2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Editorial Comment ( Dailies: 50,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: GIANNA FLOYD IS RIGHT. HER DADDY CHANGED THE WORLD.
    Entry Credit: Charles Clark
    Judge Comment: A heartfelt and raw take on the George Floyd story. When the author writes, we should all listen and learn.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Editorial: What we now see, with 2020 vision
    Entry Credit: Robert Greene
    Judge Comment: The perfect description of 2020, revealing the hard facts about America that many people turn a blind eye to.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Editorial: How coronavirus is revealing the problems with ‘fast science’
    Entry Credit: Karin Klein
    Judge Comment: A relevant commentary, especially in this day and age when the falsehoods perpetrated on social media are frightfully becoming the “truth” for many people.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Editorial: Curb Oakland Mayor Schaaf’s insatiable tax appetite
    Entry Credit: DANIEL BORENSTEIN
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Editorial: An examination of The Times’ failures on race, our apology and a path forward
    Entry Credit: L.A. Times Editorial Board
    Judge Comment: None