2022 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Coverage of Local Government ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: A refuge postponed: How a ‘vocal minority’ stalled plans for a long-sought Roseland park
    Entry Credit: Paulina Pineda, Chad Surmick, Beth Schlanker
    Judge Comment: Shows well the various views on the divisive issue.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Shape Your L.A.
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: Offers easy access to those in government supposed to serve the people
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: Santa Clara City Council Feud with 49ers
    Entry Credit: Ron Kroichick, Lance Williams
    Judge Comment: Keeps up with blow-by-blow coverage of a very local government with a very powerful sports company suitor.
  • Competition Comment: Local government coverage is critical to democracy, and it is harder to come by these days.