2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Hard News ( Under 5,000 Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Fergus Falls - The Daily Journal
    Entry Title: James Allen Hard News 2
    Entry Credit: James Allen
    Judge Comment: An impressive piece that sets out to document the free-fall of a town and the pressure not to report on important issues affecting a community.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Faribault Daily News
    Entry Title: City settles rental discrimination lawsuit
    Entry Credit: Kristine Goodrich
    Judge Comment: A well-researched and well written discussion of the fall-out from a discriminatory housing ordinance.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Detroit Lakes Tribune
    Entry Title: Perham cop causes rude awakening
    Entry Credit: Barbie Porter
    Judge Comment: This story shined because it was fair and well written. It's entertaining, it has some leg work, and it also provides a full discussion of the instance.
  • Competition Comment: None