Journalism awards

Jewish Week Receives Casey Medal Honor

Paper’s investigative series on child abuse in Orthodox community cited in national contest.

07/03/2012

Hella Winston, who has been reporting about the problem of child sexual abuse in the fervently Orthodox community for The Jewish Week for four years, and the paper’s managing editor, Robert Goldblum, received an Honorable Mention in the 2012 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism.

The awards were announced last week by The Journalism Center on Children and Families, which sponsors the investigative journalism contest, now in its 18th year.

Hella Winston: Her reporting, the Casey judges said, “encouraged abuse victims to come forward.”
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