Environmental journalism students recognized in Michigan College Better Newspaper Contest

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The Michigan Press Association has recognized exceptional work by Knight Center environmental journalism students whose articles appeared in Great Lakes Echo in 2019. Here’s how they fared:

It is the first time Great Lakes Echo has entered the statewide competition.

The Journalism School’s Capital News Service later redistributed some of those stories to about 30 newspapers and online news outlets across Michigan.

The president of the Michigan Collegiate Press Association, Professor Joanne Williams of Olivet College, said, “It is more important than ever to recognize and encourage good, impactful journalism. That is what our college newspapers are doing, and with support and recognition from contests and professionals in the field, that will continue.”

2 thoughts on “Environmental journalism students recognized in Michigan College Better Newspaper Contest

  1. It’s disappointing that none of them ever looked into “Ice Boom Theory”. It would have launched their career as well as exposed the single biggest threat to the entire lower Great Lakes ecosystem.

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