2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Social Issues Story ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: Buried wounds
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Turley, Michelle Griffith
    Judge Comment: This story takes you on quite a journey about ongoing local efforts to undue an age-old injustice of national proportions, with a surprising level of detail. It reads well and is organized coherently.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: 'A systemic issue': The path toward equitable policing in Duluth
    Entry Credit: Tom Olsen
    Judge Comment: A deep, important dive into the difficulties of addressing bias and inequities in policing.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Post Bulletin
    Entry Title: Finding a place to call home
    Entry Credit: Randy Petersen
    Judge Comment: A solidly-reported piece on an emerging trend. Good job getting comments from several affected people, not just one.
  • Competition Comment: Great to see such quality journalism on important social topics that might help bring about solutions.