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Clear It with Sidney

Sidney's Picks: Cop Sex Abuse Coverup, True Pay Equity, and Prop 22

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2021 Canadian Hillman Prize, Call For Entries: Open Now Through January 15

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Michel Marie, Creative Commons. 

Attention, journalists, editors, and awards coordinators:

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Canadian Hillman Prize honouring excellence in investigative journalism!

The Canadian Hillman Prize celebrates print, digital and broadcast reporting that highlights injustice and leads to public policy change. 

Winning entries will be judged on the following criteria: 

  • Significance of journalism in service of the common good
  • Resourcefulness and courage in reporting 
  • Skill in relating the story and impact of the coverage

Eligibility: Entries must be published or broadcast in 2020 and have been made widely available to a Canadian audience. Nominated material and a cover letter explaining how the entry meets the requirements can be submitted here. Deadline: January, 15, 2021. There is no fee to enter.

The winner will receive a $5000 honorarium and a certificate at an event to be held in Toronto (or celebrated virtually) on March 25, 2021. The winner will also receive travel to New York City to attend the U.S. Hillman Prize Ceremony (if it will be held person). 

Sidney's Picks: Prop 22 Disaster; Mink Waterloo

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Ken Mattish, Creative Commons. Young Mink. 

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Sidney's Picks: GOP Schemes to Steal PA's Electoral Votes by Delay

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Ian Collins, Creative Commons.

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Sidney's Picks: Lost Kids and Eugene Scalia

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Anthony Bora, Creative Commons.

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Sidney's Picks: Death Squads & Digital Piecework

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Lena, Creative Commons.

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Sidney's Picks: The Plot to Kidnap a Governor & Trump's Incitement of Terrorists

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Michigan Municipal League, Creative Commons

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Sidney's Picks: Standing Up for Black Women and Danger at Amazon

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Victoria Pickering, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Unions, Hollywood, and the Supreme Court

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Jean-Guillaume Dumont, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Ice Hysterectomies, USPS Voter Suppression, and Vaccine Fears

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Vaccine vials, Matt Allworth, Creative Commons. 

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