A part of the Oneida Indian Nation’s Four Directions Media group, Indian Country Today took the top three award categories of first, second and third place for Best Weekly Column; the top two in the category--Best Editorial and first place Best Layout Broadsheet Category. The publisher also garnered second place for Best Feature Story/Weekly Category; and third place for Best News Story/Weekly Category.
Earlier in [the year, ICT] won the American Indian Tribal Enterprise of the Year award at an economic summit and trade fair held in Las Vegas. The honor was given by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and was accepted by Randi Rourke, editorial page editor for ICT, on behalf of the paper and Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative and publisher.
For more on the subject, see NAJA's 2008 Award Winners and Native Journalism: To Tell the Truth.
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