2022 MNA College Better Newspaper Contest

Government/Public Affairs Reporting ( 2 Year College/University,4 Year College/University) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Clarion
    Entry Title: Pursuing reparations
    Entry Credit: Emily Rossing
    Judge Comment: A very well done, complete story that starts with a nice first-person account of how race impacted a person's experiences and then goes into very detailed explanation about the thinking and process behind paying reparations. The photos accompanying the story were also good. Overall a very well-done story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Tommie Media (University of St. Thomas)
    Entry Title: MnDOT looks to solve issues with 'Rethinking I-94'
    Entry Credit: Derek Badger
    Judge Comment: Well written story. Nice use of quotes and sources. Also really like the scrolling graphics of the timeline and process at the top and the links within the story to more information. A very well done piece.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Concordian (Moorhead)
    Entry Title: CONCO president selection to be confidential
    Entry Credit: Maria Klipfel
    Judge Comment: Good story explaining the search process for a new president and the differences between an open and closed search and the explanation of the pros and cons of both. Nice job.
  • Competition Comment: None