May 23, 2013
The Association of Alternative Newsmedia has announced its award finalists for stories published in 2012. The Jackson Free Press is thrilled to learn that it will receive four awards in this nationwide competition.
The 2013 JFP finalists are:
COLUMN circulation under 50,000: Columns by Donna Ladd
COLUMN -- POLITICAL circulation under 50,000: http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/mar/14/editors-note-a-romney-runs-through-us/">A Romney Runs Through Us; http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/nov/14/southern-strategys-last-stand/">The Southern Strategy's Last Stand?; http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/oct/24/beware-gops-unscientific-sexism/">Beware the GOP's (Un)Scientific Sexism by Donna Ladd
FEATURE STORY circulation under 50,000: http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/12/rebel-land-rebel-land-racial-history-oxford-and-ol/">Rebel Land by R.L. Nave
MUSIC CRITICISM circulation under 50,000: http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/oct/10/family-affair/">A Musical Family Affair; http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/jun/06/from-the-ukulele-to-60s-pop/">From the Ukulele to ‘60s Pop; http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2012/jun/27/sheer-joy-it/">For the Sheer Joy of It by Briana Robinson
Congratulations to our nominees!
Final placement will be announced at the AAN annual convention in July. See the complete list of nominations from across the country on the http://www.altweeklies.com/aan/announcing-the-2013-aan-awards-finalists/Article?oid=7086378">AAN website.
The JFP learned two weeks ago that we are winning four awards—three 1st place and 3rd place—from the Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Awards. http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/weblogs/jackblog/2013/may/08/jfp-wins-multiple-journalism-awards/">Read more about those here.