By Truthdig Staff
Source: Read full article at Truthdig
Truthdig earned twelve nominations for the Los Angeles Press Club’s 61st Annual SoCal Journalism Awards, a contest that received more than 1,700 entries. Truthdig and the progressive site’s Publisher Zuade Kaufman as well as Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer were nominated in the category for best website belonging to a news organization exclusive to the internet.
“This year, more journalists entered the SoCal contest than ever before, breaking old records and setting new, higher standards!” read a message on the Los Angeles Press Club website.
Truthdig’s Ear to the Ground section, which features work by Jacob Sugarman, Ilana Novick and Gregory Glover, was nominated in the best blog category. Maj. Danny Sjursen, whose American History for Truthdiggers series and policy columns appear regularly on Truthdig, was nominated for best columnist. Mr. Fish‘s artful, hard-hitting cartoons also received a collective mention in the editorial cartoon category.
Other Truthdig nominees include Chris Hedges for his searing meditation on modern capitalism, “The ‘Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom” and economic and banking expert Ellen Brown for her…