AJAs 2017 Finalists


Slug/Label Body of Work
Date Aired or Published 10/04/2017, 10/19/2017, 06/03/2017
Media outlet where first aired or published: The Chronicle Herald
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Location: Halifax, NS
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Short explanation of the story and how it developed:

Vegas shooting/Uncle Sam/NRA: Published October 04, 2017 In the wake of the Oct. 1st 2017 mass shooting which killed 58 people, including four Canadians, at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas Nevada, U.S. government leaders called for unity and prayer but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws. Downie/leaves: Published October 19, 2017 The nation mourns as Canadian rock icon Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip succumbs to brain cancer. Earth/matchstick: Published June 03, 2017 Political leaders around the world express shock and dismay, and the scientific community warns of dire consequences, as the U.S. pulls out of the Paris climate accord.

Resources of the newsroom (money and time) available to complete the story:

Resources: Each cartoon had to be completed in the duration of a working day for a roughly 5pm deadline. Materials used were pencil, pen, brush and watercolour on paper.

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