WASHINGTON, DC – ThinkProgress, the blog of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, has been awarded the 2008 best blog award by the Sidney Hillman Foundation’s Journalism Awards. The blog team will receive the award at a ceremony scheduled for May 27, 2008 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel Hudson Theatre in New York City.
Sidney Hillman was one of the nation’s great labor leaders, founding a predecessor union of UNITE. Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has recognized journalists, writers, and public figures whose work promotes social and economic justice. Each year, an independent panel of judges gives a prize in the categories of book, newspaper, magazine, broadcast media, photojournalism and blogs published or aired in the previous year.
Joining ThinkProgress as recipients of the journalism awards: broadcast journalists Bill Moyers and Kathy Hughes, author Robert Kuttner, magazine journalist Ray Ring, newspaper journalist Charles Duhigg, and photojournalist Luis Sinco.
The ThinkProgress team consists of:
Faiz Shakir, Editor-in-Chief
Amanda Terkel. Deputy Editor
Matt Corley, Research Associate
Satyam Khanna, Research Associate
Ali Frick, Research Associate
Benjamin J. Armbruster, Research Associate