Taylor Family Award For Fairness In Newspapers

Presentation of the 2014 Worth Bingham Prize and Taylor Family Award

Awards May 7, 2015

The Nieman Foundation presented the 48th annual Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism and the 14th annual Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism on May 7, 2015. The Miami Herald won the Bingham Prize for its comprehensive “Lost Innocents” series, while the Chicago Tribune took home the Taylor Award for “Red Light Cameras.” Read more

2013 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers

Awards March 12, 2014

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has won the Nieman Foundation’s 2013 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers for Deadly Delays. The comprehensive watchdog investigation reveals how delays in newborn screening programs at hospitals across the country have put babies at risk of disability and death from rare diseases often treatable when caught and treated early. Read more

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wins Taylor Family Award with “Deadly Delays”

Awards February 28, 2014

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has won the Nieman Foundation’s 2013 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers for Deadly Delays. The comprehensive watchdog investigation reveals how delays in newborn screening programs at hospitals across the country have put babies at risk of disability and death from rare diseases often treatable when caught and treated early. Read more

Chicago Tribune wins Taylor Family Award with “Playing with Fire”

Awards March 5, 2013

The Chicago Tribune has won the Nieman Foundation’s 2012 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers for “Playing with Fire.” The six-part series revealed how the chemical and tobacco industries for years misled the public with deceptive campaigns that promoted the use of toxic flame-retardant chemicals that don’t work and pose serious health risks to consumers. Read more

The News & Observer wins Taylor Family Award

Awards March 2, 2012

The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C., has won the 2011 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers for “Twisted Truth: A Prosecutor Under Fire,” a three-part series reported by J. Andrew Curliss about prosecutorial misconduct by Durham’s district attorney Tracey Cline. Read more

Nieman supporter Bill Taylor dies at 78

News May 2, 2011

William Osgood Taylor II, a longtime friend and supporter of the Nieman Foundation, has died in Boston after a lengthy illness. Taylor was the fourth member of his family to run The Boston Globe and oversaw the sale of the paper to The New York Times Co. in 1993. Read more

What newspapers do

Awards April 16, 2009

This editorial in The Boston Globe cites the Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers and the exemplary work of the winners as powerful examples of the important role of newspapers. Read more

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