Dear friends of inewsource,

Thanks to your support, the work we have been able to do has been honored for the second year in a row with awards for journalistic excellence named for the great Edward R. Murrow.

The Radio Television Digital News Association in Washington, D.C. announced that the inewsource multimedia project called “An Impossible Choice” won top regional honors for both radio and television. The project, which aired in September, told the stories of a largely unseen population that is kept alive for years on machines, some 4,000 in California alone. This world was chronicled by inewsource reporter Joanne Faryon and videographer Brad Racino and delivered across many platforms, including television, radio, web and social media.

For contest purposes, our region covered California, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam. We now advance to the national awards arena. Those winners are expected to be announced in June, and will be presented in New York in the fall.

RTDNA said it had received more than 4,200 entries during the 2015 awards season, setting an all-time record for the third year in a row.

To review An Impossible Choice, go to

This, from the RTDNA website, about the awards:

The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow’s pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the electronic news profession. Learn more about Edward R. Murrow from a CBS profile and read about his most famous speech.

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