Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has recognized journalists, writers, and public figures who pursue social injustice and public policy for the common good.

BookRobert Kuttner, The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity
MagazineRay Ring, “Death in the Energy Fields,” High Country News
NewspaperCharles Duhigg, “Golden Opportunities,” The New York Times
PhotojournalismLuis Sinco, “The Marlboro Marine: Two lives blurred together by a photo,” Los Angeles Times
BroadcastBill Moyers and Kathleen Hughes, “Buying the War,” Bill Moyers Journal
Weblog (Blog)Faiz Shakir and Amanda Terkel, www.thinkprogress.org
Officers AwardMichael Winship and Patrick M. Verrone, Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West
Sol Stetin Award for Labor HistoryDavid Brody, University of California, Davis


BookThomas E. Ricks, Fiasco
MagazineDouglas McGray, “The Invisibles,” West Magazine (Los Angeles Times)
NewspaperRukmini Maria Callimachi, “Coverage of Hurricane Katrina aftermath,” The Associated Press
PhotojournalismMike Stocker and Joe Amon, “Aids Orphans,” South Florida Sun-Sentinel
BroadcastSpike Lee and Sam Pollard, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts,” 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks/HBO
Weblog (Blog)Sam Rosenfeld, Ann Friedman, Garance Franke-Ruta, Ezra Klein, Matthew Yglesias, www.prospect.org/csnc/blogs/tapped


BookIan Shapiro and Michael Graetz, Death by a Thousand Cuts
MagazineDave Evans, Mike Smith, Liz Willen, Jonathan Neumann, “Big Pharma's Shameful Secrets,” Bloomberg Markets
NewspaperCam Simpson, “Pipeline in Peril,” Chicago Tribune
PhotojournalismTom Knudson, Hector Amezcua, “Los Piñeros: Men of the Pines,” Sacramento Bee
BroadcastCraig Cheatham, Jim Thomas and Marty Van Housen, “La Oroya,” KMOV-TV St. Louis
Weblog (Blog)Joshua Micah Marshall for his coverage of Social Security issues in 2005, www.Talkingpointsmemo.com






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