The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognized our newsroom in their investigative, commentary, and web-design categories.
The Institute for Nonprofit News honored us with their “Game Changer” award and three honorable mentions. Our newsroom also won a LION award for “Best Coronavirus Coverage.” Here’s a look back at our stories, initiatives, and people being recognized.
Award-winning Bay Area journalist DeBolt will report on City Hall and policing, while Fermoso joins the newsroom on a Knight-Wallace Fellowship to examine the reasons for Oakland’s unsafe streets.
The Oaklandside recorded conversations with five local organizers who’ve been directly impacted by violence to better understand why it’s happening, and what can be done to prevent it.
Nuestra sala de redacción se esfuerza por informar responsablemente y con mucho cuidado sobre la vida de aquellas personas afectadas por violencia. Queríamos compartir más sobre nuestro enfoque de esta historia.
Striving to report responsibly on the lives of people impacted by violence requires great care. We wanted to share more on our approach to this story.
We asked community members at a sunset healing circle at Liberation Park to share their feelings about the murder conviction of the Minneapolis officer who killed George Floyd.
The ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed by two journalists, including The Oaklandside’s news editor, Darwin BondGraham.
When Wayne Brooks passed away on March 19, he left with a 50-year legacy as a student and beloved educator at the North Oakland high school.
After Maria González got sick, she expected a follow-up call from county health workers. Why didn’t it come?