Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Mourning Prince, Doubting Trump

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News
 

  • Richard Kim of the Nation remembers the late rock star Prince
     
  • Uber settles major lawsuit, leaving driver status undecided 
     
  • Donald Trump’s new manager tells RNC brass that he’s just putting on an act to get votes
     
  • Rewire launches Choice/Less a storytelling podcast about reproductive rights
     

Sidney's Picks: Taxes, Diamonds, and Sea Monkey Millions

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News
 

Sidney's Picks: Panama Papers, Basic Income, and Arsenic

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The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Seeing Stars, Bernie's Army, and Workplace Power

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

Canadian Hillman Prize-winners Announced

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The winners of the 2016 Canadian Hillman Prizes have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners and their news outlets! 

Winners

The judges chose three pieces that brought to light critical new information on the subject of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada and contributed to the federal government’s decision to call an inquiry into this tragedy.

“A Country’s Crisis: Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women,” The Globe and Mail 

SQ abuse: women break the silence,” Radio-Canada’s Enquête 

“Missing and Murdered: Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls,” Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Honorable Mentions

“The Skin I’m In,” Toronto Life

“Known to Police,” The Toronto Star

Minding the Monster,” The Walrus

Click here for the complete list of the winning journalists and descriptions of their outstanding contributions to Canadian journalism.

Click here for the Globe’s coverage of the win.  

Sidney's Picks: The "Whites-Only" Weed Boom, Trump's Tomatoes, and the Pay Gap

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Abortion, Guns, and Oreos

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Sidney's Picks: Eviction, Marriage, Flint, and Fiery Death

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Sidney's Picks: Labor Reporting, Scalia's Junkets, and Immigration Prisons

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The Best of the Week’s News

  • Why labor reporting matters more than ever.
     
  • How Donald Trump hacked American democracy. 
     
  • Atonin Scalia sure loved his junkets–the conservative justice took a free trip every 2 weeks for a decade. 
     
  • Help Hillman Prize-winner Seth Freed Wessler expose deadly immigration prisons. 
     
  • Workers at New York’s legendary B&H camera store say they face unsafe working conditions
     

Sidney's Picks: Occupy Juaréz, Donald vs. Francis

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The Best of the Week’s News

  • Workers in Ciudad Juárez are holding an historic sit-in strike for a 50 cent raise from the Lexmark maquiladora. 
     
  • Captured: People in Prison Drawing People Who Should Be
     
  • First El Chapo, now El Papa: Donald Trump is beefing with the pope. 
     
  • What Antonin Scalia’s death means for Friedrichs, a critical case for organized labor. 
     

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