Great news for our investigative journalism: The Webby Awards today named the Center for Public Integrity a finalist for best political news blog or website in the nation.
The Webby Awards presents two honors in every category — a winner selected by judges and a winner selected by online voters. If you agree the Center for Public Integrity deserves honors for our political coverage, vote for us in the “People’s Voice” segment of the contest.
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In the best political news blog or website category, the Center for Public Integrity is competing against PBS’s “Campaign Connection,” The Intercept, FactCheck.org and Code and Theory.
The Nation, the New Republic and the Washington Post‘s “The Fix” blog received honorable mentions.
All Webby Award winners will be announced on April 25.
Established in 1996, the Webby Awards honor excellence on the Internet and are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Today’s announcement marks the second time the Center for Public Integrity’s political coverage has been nominated for a Webby Award — it was last nominated in 2014.
During Election 2016, the Center for Public Integrity’s federal politics team published dozens of groundbreaking articles and investigations as part of its federal politics team’s “Buying of the President” project.
“Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics,” a project of the Center for Public Integrity’s states politics team, routinely exposed the powerful special interests that drive elections and policy in statehouses from coast to coast.
The Center for Public Integrity, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism, is nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative newsroom based in Washington, D.C.
Its mission: To serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism.
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