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Nonprofit Newsrooms Win Izzy Award for Exposing Corruption in New York & Chicago

HeadlineApr 05, 2022

The 2022 Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media will be shared between the nonprofit newsrooms The City in New York, as well as Chicago’s Better Government Association and Block Club Chicago. The news outlets won for “exposing corruption that harmed low-income residents of those cities.” Independent journalist Jenni Monet is also being recognized for her weekly newsletter “Indigenously: Decolonizing Your Newsfeed.” And the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists won an Izzy for its Pandora Papers investigation exposing how the world’s richest hide their money and avoid paying taxes. The Izzy Award is named for legendary dissident journalist I.F. Stone.

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