The 1619 Project has won the September Sidney for a sweeping assessment of the legacy of slavery on U.S history, culture, and politics. The project is a special issue of the New York Times Magazine created under the leadership of journalist...
A team of three dozen reporters and photographers from the San Francisco Chronicle wins the August Sidney Award for “One Day, One City, No Respite,” an ambitious feature that chronicles 24 hours in the lives of the city’s homeless residents, hour...
Eli Saslow wins the July Sidney for “Urgent needs from head to toe’: This clinic had two days to fix a lifetime of needs,” a feature in the Washington Post that follows Stevie and Lisa, an impoverished middle-aged couple from Tennessee who have come...
Hillman FoundationThis month's #Sidney winner shines a light on the suffering of the 50 million rural Americans who have been shut out of health care
The New York City subway's on-time performance exceeded 80 percent in June, making it the best month for on-time performance since 2013. But the New York City Transit Authority isn’t about to rest on its laurels.
Hillman FoundationOur deepest sympathies to the loved ones of Hector Figueroa and all his brothers and sisters in the labor movement
Michael Hiltzik, the business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, wins the June Sidney for an outstanding series of columns about economics in the era of Trump. Published in May 2019, these columns shed light on the various ways the economy is...
Hillman FoundationCongrats to @hiltzikm and the @latimes on winning the June Sidney Award for an outstanding series of columns on topics ranging from Trump's failed tax cut to Delta's ham fisted union-busting!
Kathryn Joyce wins the May Sidney Award for “A Search for Answers. A Search for Blame,” an in-depth examination of how right wing activists pushed a false narrative about school discipline to a grieving community in the wake of the Parkland...
Hillman FoundationThis year's Hillman Prize-winners report on many different topics but they all affirm the importance of seeking truth in a society where the very idea of truth is becoming controversial.
Hillman FoundationCongratulations to the winners of the 2019 Hillman Prizes in Journalism!
In April 2014, when residents of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets, they knew something was wrong. Their water was brown, orange and dark like coffee, and foul-smelling. Then they got sick – rashes, hair loss and Legionnaires' disease. But...
Hillman Foundation.@annaleighclark wins the 2019 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism for her unforgettable chronicle of Flint's ongoing water crisis, "The Poisoned City."
Jane Mayer of the New Yorker wins the April Sidney for “The Making of the Fox News White House,” a meticulously reported feature that documents how Fox News became the propaganda arm and the policy shop for the Trump White House. Mayer shows how Fox...
Hillman FoundationDid you know that Fox News shunned birtherism until Donald Trump started touting it on the air in 2011?
Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honoured U.S journalists who pursue investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good. In 2011, the Sidney Hillman Foundation inaugurated the Canadian Hillman Prize. We are...
We, the undersigned journalists of the Los Angeles Times, write to protest a proposed company policy on intellectual property that would mark a new low in the newspaper industry — and potentially limit our staff’s long-standing contributions to...
Hillman Foundation300+ journalists at the L.A. Times have signed a letter of protest over the company's proposal on intellectual property
Sarah Ryley, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Sean Campbell win the February Sidney for “Shoot Someone In a Major U.S. City, and Odds Are You’ll Get Away With It” and “5 Things to Know About Cities’ Failure to Arrest Shooters,” products of a yearlong...
Hillman FoundationThis month's Sidney winner traces the horrific toll of unsolved shootings in Baltimore. One unsolved attack turned out to be connected to 9 gun crimes including murder and the shooting of a child: bit.ly/2SsrTVs@AoDespair