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Italian journalist Paolo Borrometi, an expert on the Sicilian mafia, will receive the 2019 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism at a ceremony at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism on Sept. 25, 2019.
Borrometi has won numerous prizes in Italy, including the “Cavaliere dell’Ordine al merito della Repubblica italiana,” presented to him in 2015 by Italian President Sergio Mattarella.
Following the award ceremony, a panel of journalists will discuss the challenges of reporting on what people don’t want you to know.
Tickets to the ceremony are $25 online, $35 at the door.
Newmark J-School faculty, staff, students and alums who are interested in attending for free, should contact Events Coordinator Jennifer Dale (firstname.lastname@example.org)