UPDATE: Truthdig is a finalist for 14 Los Angeles Press Club awards, including best website.
Truthdig is honored to have once again been named the Best News Website Exclusive to the Internet during the 55th annual Southern California Journalism Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles.
As a small but tenacious site, we are gratified to be one of the finalists among an array of heavy hitters in the categories of best political website and best political blog. But we still need your help.
In awarding him the organization's top prize for online writers, the judges offered high praise for Hedges, calling him "Champion of the 99% -- mortal enemy of the 1%. This former war correspondent turns out weekly columns packed with insightful and biting opinion."
Tuesday was a big day at Truthdig HQ, what with the news that our own Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer has won the Society of Professional Journalists' prestigious Sigma Delta Chi award in the Online Column Writing (Independent) category and word of Truthdig's nomination for the 2012 Webby Award in Politics.
Lady Gaga sang her opening number at Sunday's Video Music Awards in drag, confusing the hell out of a number of stars in attendance, including Britney Spears, who, mouth agape, looked like she had just walked in on her parents.
As the freshly shellacked president cuts deals with a triumphant Republican Party, the annual Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship was awarded to two uncompromising activists.
We're pleased to announce that Truthdig won four first-place honors, more than any other website, in the Southern California Journalism Awards presented by the Los Angeles Press Club on Sunday evening in Los Angeles.
We've been nominated for the 2010 Webby Awards in both the political site and political blog categories (and we're in great company) Big thanks from the staff to all our readers, donors, writers and commenters who made it possible Take a bow and then take a minute to vote for us here and here -- because your voice matters!.