Best News Reporting of the Year – Print

Winner


Gillian Shaw, Lori Culbert, Mark Yuen, Dean Broughton, Mike Hager
The Vancouver Sun

Amanda Todd Story

In the moments of bittersweet memories, I would like to say CONGRATULATIONS to the team at the Vancouver Sun who tonight, won the Jack Webster Award for Best News Reporting of the Year (Print).  My special thanks to Gillian Shaw and Mark Yuen for coming into my home with limited expectations, being understanding through the tragic first weeks of loss and writing and videographing the story with compassion and thoughtfulness.

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About Carol Todd

Being the mother of Amanda Todd has lead me on this journey shortly after Amanda's death on October 10, 2012. Amanda's prolific You Tube video has been viewed over 33 million times. Through this video, there has been an increased awareness about cyberbullying, social media safety and mental health. www.amandatoddlegacy.org
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4 Responses to

  1. la Punisher says:

    Today… November 10/13… A very Special Angel is being remembered..

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  2. H.I.D. says:

    Yes, I remember reading this. Seems like yesterday. Breaks my Heart.
    I just read something on you Tube, Hopefully La P. is reading this…
    It was a comment form “Pooky Bear”….. (telling a story about a bully). posted a month ago…. he wrote,
    “between the time I was a freshman in high school, and until the time I graduated, 17 out of
    94 of my graduating class killed themselves. One , JUST ONE BULLY WAS RESPONSIBLE
    FOR THIS.

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  3. Hamsi says:

    In the early days when I had my first exposure to the news surrounding Amanda, much of my understanding came from Gillian Shaw’s compassionate reporting. I congratulate Gillian and the Vancouver Sun team for showing the world the power of good journalism.

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