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voiceofsandiego.org Wins National Investigative Journalism Award
IRE Judges Recognize Redevelopment Investigations
San Diego, California, March 31, 2009 — The pioneering nonprofit online daily voiceofsandiego.org captured one of investigative journalism’s most prestigious awards today for its year-long efforts exposing hidden bonuses and undisclosed conflicts of interest at two public redevelopment agencies.
The annual contest of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. recognizes the best in investigative reporting — by print, broadcast and online media. voiceofsandiego.org‘s Will Carless, Rob Davis and Andrew Donohue won the award for outstanding investigative journalism which originated or was primarily published on the internet.
voiceofsandiego.org’s winning entry was entitled “The Redevelopment Investigations” and encompassed work done in 2008 exposing scandals at the city of San Diego’s two nonprofit redevelopment agencies, the Southeastern Economic Development Corp. and the Centre City Development Corp.
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