2021 Quills: Innovation in Journalism

Matilda Boseley of Guardian Australia has won the 2021 Innovation in Journalism Quill.

Judges' citation

In a year when the tribulations of the pandemic seem to have somewhat curtailed the advance of journalistic innovation - resulting in fewer entries for the category than usual - there were still some noteworthy contributions. The judges felt the winning entry was a clear stand-out, combining clear, accurate journalism with a refreshing and clever approach to reaching new audiences on a platform not known for its journalistic reach. A remarkable individual effort.

The winning entry

Mouse plague TikTok, Guardian Australia, 20 March 2021

Fall of Kabul TikTok, Guardian Australia, 16 October 2021

COVID-19 vaccine distribution TikTok, Guardian Australia, 8 September 2021

Highly commended

Asia Pacific Newsroom, ABC News, 'Hidden In Plain Sight'

Other finalists

Michael Slezak, Mark Doman and Katia Shatoba, ABC News, '"Lawless" loggers'

Sharnelle Vella, 'Who wants facts?'


Please note: the above link/s may not comprise the entirety of an entry submitted for consideration.

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