First McGill Medal awarded

You might have missed this. The University of Georgia awarded the first “McGill Medal for Journalist Courage” on April 30 to Clarion-Ledger reporter Jerry Mitchell for his reporting that has put four Ku Klux Klansmen behind bars. His investigation and reporting on the Byron de la Beckwith case alone was enough merit the award, said… Continue reading First McGill Medal awarded

Congratulations are in order

Congratulations to Lauren Spuhler for two first place awards and Erin Chapin for a second in the Tennessee Associated Perss Managing Editors journalism contest. Also, Knoxnews won a second and Knoxville.com a third in the best Web site category of large newspapers in Tennessee.