Wins Online News Association Award

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The team won for its coverage of voter suppression tactics in Fight the Vote in the online commentary category.

Fight the Vote is an ongoing initiative that tracks Supreme Court rulings, Department of Justice lawsuits and underreported stories on state voter ID requirements, voter list purges, voter registration restrictions and other laws and rules that are taking the right to vote away from eligible citizens across the country. Some highlights include:

“We’re honored to be acknowledged by the Online News Association and to be in the company of great online journalists such as Propublica, NPR, Frontline, the Texas Tribune and many others,” said Theresa Riley, director of digital content and strategy.

The Online Journalism Awards “honor excellence in digital journalism” and are administered by the Online News Association in partnership with the University of Miami School of Communication.  

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