Six novelists have withdrawn as hosts of a PEN event, saying they took the action to protest against an award to the controversial French publication Charlie Hebdo.
Peter Richardson and Chris Hedges took home the first and second place trophies, respectively, in the online critic category at the L.A. Press Club's Sixth Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards on Sunday.
Mel White took home the top prize at the L.A. Press Club's Fifth Annual National Entertainment Journalism (NEJ) Awards in the online critic category.
The Los Angeles Press Club held its 53rd annual Southern California Journalism Awards on Sunday night, and Truthdig emerged triumphant from the historic Millennium Biltmore hotel, taking home prizes for Best Website Exclusive to the Internet, Best Online Sports Writing and Online Journalist.
For the second year in a row, the Society of Professional Journalists has picked our resident genius artist, Dwayne Booth -- you know him as Mr. Fish -- as the recipient of its prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning in the Online Independent category.
Well, we here at Truthdig already think he's the best, but it's fantastic news that the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has singled out veteran journalist, author and Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer as this year's recipient .
Liu Xiaobo’s empty chair spoke volumes at Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo. The Chinese dissident is serving out an 11-year prison term in his homeland, and no family members were permitted to travel to accept his award -- the first peace laureate not formally represented in 75 years.