Yana Kunichoff, Sam Stecklow, Darryl Holliday of City Bureau, and Robin Amer of the Chicago Reader win the March Sidney Award for revealing that Chicago’s police union has long served as the propaganda arm of the Chicago PD, often misleading the public in the wake of police-involved shootings.

(via Chicago Reader and City Bureau win March Sidney for Exposing Police Union’s Spin After Shootings | Hillman Foundation)

What a great group of young journalists, and Darryl is a former student of mine. This story has been needing to be told for many years. 

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