Finalists For The 2010 Online Journalism Awards Announced (ONA)
Finalists for the 2010 Online Journalism Awards, many pushing the envelope of innovation and excellence in digital storytelling and distribution, were announced today by the Online News Association and its partner, the School of Communication at the University of Miami. A team of 12 journalists representing a diverse cross-section of the industry met to select the finalists, which range from independent and nonprofit news and community sites to major media and international organizations.
Broadcasters Lead The Way At News And Documentary Emmy Awards (TVNewser)
Last night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out this year’s News and Documentary Emmy Awards. The broadcast networks, led by CBS, NBC, PBS and ABC, combined for 20 wins. The only cable news channel to take home an award was CNBC for its “Inside the Mind of Google” special. CBS led the pack with seven wins, four for newsmagazine “60 Minutes” and three for the “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.”
Knight Promises To Cover Journalism Online Costs For Some News Orgs (paidContent)
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has funded a number of experiments to create sustainable journalism, investing millions of dollars in startups, academics and more. The latest effort offers up to 10 Knight nonprofit grantees the chance to try meters, subscriptions or other methods through Journalism Online, the Steve Brill-Gordon Crovitz startup. Brill says Knight is paying Journalism Online upfront to cover the news organizations’ fees for use of its Press+ e-commerce platform.