The Carey McWilliams Award is given annually to honor a major journalistic contribution to our understanding of politics. It carries a $750 prize. Eligible candidates must meet the criteria laid forth by the first organizing committee. The individual chosen:
- should have a distinguished public service career in newspaper, magazine or broadcast media.
- should, in his or her work, illumine some broad general principles of the social and political sciences.
- may have a background in editorial activities and not necessarily be a working journalist or writer.
- should illumine certain key elements identified with McWilliams, which include intellectual forthrightness and political independence.
The deadline for nominations was February 1, 2014.
2014 Award Committee
Chair: Diana M. Owen
Communication, Culture, and Technology
3520 Prospect Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Melissa V. Harris-Perry
316 Norman Mayer Bldg
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
Daron R. Shaw
University of Texas
1 University Station
Austin, TX 78712
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