March 5, 2014 – Goldsmith Awards Ceremony honored the best in investigative and political journalism. The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting was awarded to Chris Hamby, Ronnie Greene, Jim Morris and Chris Zubak-Skees of The Center for Public Integrity and Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz of ABC News for their investigative report “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried by Law and Medicine.”
The Book Prize for best academic book was awarded to Kevin Arceneaux and Martin Johnson, for Changing Minds or Changing Channels? Partisan News in an Age of Choice; and Matthew Levendusky for How Partisan Media Polarize America. The Goldsmith Book Prize for best trade book went to Jaron Lanier for Who Owns the Future?
The Career Award for Excellence in Journalism was awarded to Candy Crowley, chief political correspondent and anchor of State of the Union with Candy Crowley, CNN.
Candy Crowley delivered the keynote address. She spoke about the impact of social media and a fast-paced news cycle on the accuracy and truthfulness of journalism. Scroll down for the full Storify story.