Competition is now closed for the John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Harry Frank Guggenheim prizes for the best reporting on crime and justice published in U.S. newspapers, magazines or online. The annual $1,000 awards, sponsored by the nation's pre-eminent academic institution on criminal justice, honor investigation, features, and criminal justice issues. The award will be presented in conjunction with the Harry F. Guggenheim Annual Symposium on Crime in America in February, 2015. The Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting is administered by the Center on Media, Crime at John Jay, and judged by a panel of leading journalists and educators.
The Center on Media, Crime and Justice (CMJC) promotes quality reporting on criminal justice, and brings journalists together with scholars and practitioners to help broaden public understanding of the trends, problems and issues relating to crime and justice in 21st century society. CMCJ also runs www.thecrimereport.org, the nation's only criminal justice news service.
An international leader in educating for justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York approaches justice as an applied art and science in service to society and as an ongoing conversation about fundamental human desires for fairness, equality and the rule of law.
The H. F. Guggenheim Foundation sponsors scholarly research on problems of violence, aggression, and dominance. The foundation provides both research grants to established scholars and dissertation fellowships to graduate students during the dissertation-writing year. For more information visit www.hfg.org.