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From AJR,   June/July 2013

AJR's Enda wins Mirror Award for In-Depth Reporting   

By AJR Staff

AJR senior contributing writer Jodi Enda won the John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting, one of Syracuse University's Mirror Awards for the best journalism about journalism. Enda's winning entry was "Staying Alive," her piece in AJR's Fall 2012 issue about the rise of nonprofit news outlets and their prospects for survival. Enda previously was a Mirror Award finalist three times. AJR Editor and Senior Vice President Rem Rieder was a Mirror finalist for the second consecutive year, this year in the commentary, traditional/legacy media category. Rieder's entry included two AJR columns and one that appeared in USA Today.

Here are the other winners, via Syracuse's official announcement:

  • Best Profile Traditional/Legacy or Digital Media: Adrian Chen, "Unmasking Reddit's Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web," Gawker

  • Best Single Story Radio, Television, Cable or Online Broadcast Media: Missouri Press Association, "Deadline in Disaster"

  • Best Commentary Digital Media: Craig Silverman, "'Confirmed' and 'sources' may not mean what you think they do on Twitter," "In real-time journalism, declaring what you won't report can be just as important as what you will," "False Paterno death reports highlight journalists' hunger for glory," Poynter

  • Best Commentary Traditional/Legacy Media: Syed Irfan Ashraf, "Hard times for journalists," "The face of confidence," "Military-media relationship," Dawn, Pique

  • Best Single Article Digital Media: Joe Eskenazi, "Top 5 Ways Bleacher Report Rules the World!," San Francisco Weekly

  • Best Single Article Traditional/Legacy Media: Ken Auletta, "Citizens Jain," The New Yorker