The Online News Association has named ProPublica a finalist for 10 Online Journalism Awards. The ONA Awards honor excellence in digital storytelling and distribution. The finalists are:
ProPublica for general excellence in online journalism.
Lost Mothers, a series in collaboration with NPR on the maternal mortality crisis in the U.S., for the Knight Award for Public Service.
Our immersive news game with WNYC on the experiences of asylum seekers, The Waiting Game, for excellence and innovation in visual digital storytelling.
A Betrayal, the wrenching story of an MS-13 informant who risked his life to work with local police, co-published with New York Magazine, for feature category.
The multimedia project Bombs in Our Backyard, exposing how the military has polluted land and drinking water resources across the U.S., for the Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award.
Trump Town, a comprehensive database of the President’s political appointees and their federal lobbying and financial records, also for the Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award.
Walking While Black, a collaboration with the Florida Times-Union on racial disparities in police use of pedestrian tickets, for explanatory reporting and the University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism.
The Taking, a joint reporting project with the Texas Tribune on federal land seizures during the United State’s first effort of at a border wall, also for the University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism.
Too Broke for Bankruptcy, an examination of how the bankruptcy system is failing those who need it most, also for the University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism.
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