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For those like me who worry about the effect of new media undermining journalism, here’s a blog award from the Society for Professional Journalists that promotes high quality content and execution:

Honors originality, stylish writing, timeliness, unique perspective and accuracy. Awards will be based on a body of work that includes at least five samples, with extra value placed on the writer’s ablity to break news as well as analyze it.
Entry specifications: Submit up to five posts.
Categories: Online.

I say: One way to drive positive change . . . and acknowledge how much investment, effort and skill valuable content takes! Hope for the sake of the Fourth Estate that news-oriented folks will feel additionally inspired to aim to those standards as they prepare posts.


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