EHRP Nets Two Nominations at Deadline Club Awards

Two EHRP-supported projects were named finalists in the 2021 Deadline Club Awards journalism competition: Austyn Gaffney’s piece in The Guardian and Southerly, “‘They Deserve To Be Heard’: Sick and Dying Coal Ash Cleanup Workers Fight for Their Lives,” was nominated in the Newspaper or Digital Enterprise Reporting category, and Krithika Varagur’s 3-part series in The New York Review of Books, “Minneapolis After George Floyd,” was nominated for the Les Payne Award for Coverage on Communities of Color. This year’s winners will be announced at the annual Deadline Club Awards on Monday, May 17.

View the official announcement and finalists’ list here.

Save An Endangered Species: Journalists

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project supports independent journalists so they can create gripping stories which often counter the typical disparaging narratives about inequality. This high-quality journalism is then co-published with mainstream media outlets mobilizing readers to address systemic economic hardship.

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