Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Further award for G&M's "Behind the Veil"

RELEASE -- The Globe and Mail's multimedia series on women in Kandahar Afghanistan won a prestigious Emmy award in the category of New Approaches to News and Documentary Programming at the 31st annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards last night in New York. Other nominees in this category included The New York Times, Reuters, the San Jose Mercury News and tsunami.trust.org. Behind the Veil was the only nomination and win for a Canadian newspaper. "This award demonstrates that our journalists are among the best in the world," said John Stackhouse, Editor-in-Chief of The Globe and Mail. "Multimedia storytelling dramatically enhances our narrative with readers and is a fundamental pillar of our growth strategy."

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