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AJAs 2020 Finalists

Best Community Newspaper - Best Story


Date Aired or Published May 2020, plus other months
Media outlet where first aired or published: The Shoreline Journal
Name of Program: Community Newspaper
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Location: Nova Scotia
List awards, grants:
Running time (TV/Radio):

Short explanation of the story and how it developed:

Multiple story and issue coverage of CANADA'S LARGEST MASS MURDER, which started in the middle of the newspapers coverage area, and only 10 KM from the papers home-base.

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

Gathering time for all data for the initial breaking story was limited to a total of 7 days, with only one person assigned (available) to perform all work. Gathering data started on April 20th and the final pages were sent to printer on Sunday, April 26,2020.

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