— Contest entries must have been published from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.— Two categories: Daily and Non-Daily.— Maximum of up to three entries per newspaper. Each entry includes one article, with an allowance for one additional sidebar.
This covers any story of human interest, including profiles. It may or may not be of a timely nature and it may or may not be news related. It should not be a regular feature (like a column). Up to one sidebar is allowed. Judging will be based on quality of writing, interest, significance and clarity.
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Each article/column/editorial within the entry should be a single PDF; the PDF can be the page(s) that the story appeared on in the print edition, or a print view of how the story appeared on your website.