GroundReport’s monthly Recognition Awards acknowledge outstanding reporters whose work reflects impact, depth, and creativity. For July 2012, we selected four deserving reporters from India, Colorado, and California.
The award-winning articles will be featured on GroundReport’s front page this week.
The GroundReport Recognition Awards July 2012 have been made possible by a donation from an anonymous benefactor.
Maid in India’- Shocking Findings
By Syed Ali Mujtaba
Syed Ali Mujtaba is a working journalist based in Chennai. He has taken PhD in International Relations. He is author of two books and a documentary film maker. His area of interest is media related activities.He’s been a reporter with GroundReport since 2008.
California Votes to End Death Penalty
By Dean Walker
Dean Walker has been an environmental and human rights activist for over twenty years. He is based in California.
Planet Earth Near Tipping Point
By Proloy Bagchi
Proloy Bagchi, retired Indian civil servant who took to writing on local issues, eventually ending up as a citizen journalist and a social activist has been reporting with GroundReport since 2008.
Digital Photography 101: The Digital Darkroom-Creative Cropping
By Virtual Studio Photography
Virtual Studio Photography based in Colorado has been a regular contributor to GroundReport since May 2012.
Virtual Studio Photography is developing a syllabus to hopefully teach "Digital Photography #101" at a local university and is sharing it with the readers of GroundReport.