by Lindsay Beyerstein
Notes on journalism for the common good
The 2014 Hillman Prize ceremony was a night to remember! See photo slideshow here. Videos here. Congratulations to all the winners! The entry deadline for the 2015 Hillman Prize contest will be January 30, 2015.
The 2013 Hillman Officers' Award for Public Service went to garment workers in Bangladesh in memory of Aminul Islam
The Canadian Hillman Prize reception was a huge success. Congratulations to the winners! See photos and video of acceptance speeches.
New and Notable
Save the Date: Public discussion on global workers' rights in Cambodia and Bangladesh. Sept 11, 6pm
"Documented," the new documentary by Sidney Award winner, Jose Antonio Vargas, is now showing on CNN. Check listings.
In case you missed "Stuck in Segregation" at the Schomburg Center with Farai Chideya, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Richard Rothstein and Patrick Sharkey, you can watch the livestream video here, and download a PDF of Rothstein's "Segregation Never Really Ended: The Link Between Housing and Education" here.
E.J. Dionne received a special Hillman Award for Career Achievement. Photos and acceptance speech here.