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Code Red awards

The climate change collaboration from the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, NPR and Capital News Service has been named the recipient of several major journalism awards.

Punch Sulzberger Award for Innovative Storytelling
News Leaders Association
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Topic of the Year 2019
Scripps Howard Award
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The Philip Meyer Awards (honorable mention)
National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
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Digital Media Award 2020
The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation
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Video of Meg Anderson accepting the award

Sigma Delta Chi Award for Collaborative Journalism
Society of Professional Journalists
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Innovative Storytelling Award
National Press Foundation
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CODE RED: Baltimore's Climate Divide

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ABOUT THIS PROJECT: This work is a collaboration between the University of Maryland's Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Capital News Service, NPR, Wide Angle Youth Media in Baltimore and WMAR television. Learn more about the reporting behind the stories here. Read the first installment of this investigation into the effects of climate change on public health in Baltimore, "Bitter Cold."

FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT: Support for this project comes from generous grants from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Park Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the Online News Association’s Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. The ONA grant is backed by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Democracy Fund, the Rita Allen Foundation and the Scripps Howard Foundation.