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2013 Atlantic Journalism Awards Finalists


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Date Aired or Published May 18, June 08, Oct 04, (all 2013)
Media outlet where first aired or published: The Chronicle Herald
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Location: Halifax, N.S.
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Short explanation of the story and how it developed:

1) Ford falling from sky Weeks of increasingly shrill controversy over Senator Mike Duffy's role in a Senate expense scandal are suddenly eclipsed by shocking allegations of the existence of a video that shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine. Published May 18, 2013 2) Dexter pregnant As N.S. Premier Darrell Dexter finds himself with consistently bleak poll numbers and a looming election deadline, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia receives a spectacular gift of over 2,000 photographs by renowned American photographer Annie Leibovitz, including, among others, the iconic photo of a nude and pregnant Demi Moore (1991 cover of Vanity Fair magazine). Published June 08, 2013 3) Parliament again prorogued In the wake of government measures to more strictly police EI benefits for seasonal workers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper prorogues the house of commons, cutting short another parliamentary session. Published Oct. 04, 2013

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

One working day to complete the cartoon. Only resources would be cost of art supplies, paper pen, brush, ink and water colour.

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