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The Annual IZZY Award

The Izzy Award is named after maverick journalist I. F. "Izzy" Stone, who launched I. F. Stone's Weekly in 1953 and exposed government deception, McCarthyism, and racial bigotry. Presented by the Park Center for Independent Media annually for "outstanding achievement in independent media," the Izzy Award goes to an independent outlet, journalist, or producer for contributions to our culture, politics, or journalism created outside traditional corporate structures.

For more information about the Izzy Award and PCIM, please visit our (external) website at parkindymedia.org.

The twelfth annual Izzy Award was shared by journalist MATT TAIBBI, the publicationNEWS INSIDE,” a publication of The Marshall Project, and Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism  -- CENTRO DE PERIODISMO INVESTIGATIVO (CPI).  See the Ithaca College full press release for more info.  Or see more here.

The eleventh annual Izzy Award was presented in 2019 to journalists LAURA FLANDERS, DAVE LINDORF and AARON MATÉ and publication EARTH ISLAND JOURNAL. See more here.

The tenth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2018 to journalists LEE FANG, SHARON LERNER, DAHR JAMAIL and TODD MILLER. See more here.

The ninth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2017 to journalists SHANE BAUER, ARI BERMAN, SETH FREED WESSLER and "AMERICA DIVIDED." See more here.

The eighth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2016 to INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS and independent journalists JAMIE KELVEN and BRANDON SMITH. Also, Democracy Now! host and executive producer AMY GOODMAN was inducted into the I. F. Stone Hall of Fame. See more here.

The seventh annual Izzy Award was presented in 2015 to author NAOMI KLEIN and Investigative journalist DAVID SIROTA. See more here.

The sixth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2014 to independent reporter JOHN CARLOS FREY and author NICK TURSE. See more here.

The fifth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2013 to the nonprofit news outlet MOTHER JONES. See more here.

The fourth annual Izzy Award was presented in 2012 to Democracy Now! correspondent SHARIF ABDEL KOUDDOUS and to the CENTER FOR MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY for its work on "ALEC Exposed." See more here.

The third annual Izzy Award was presented in 2011 to independent journalist ROBERT SCHEER and independent magazine CITY LIMITS. See more here.

The second annual Izzy Award was presented in 2010 to independent journalist JEREMY SCAHILL. See more here.

The inaugural Izzy Award was presented in 2009 to blogger GLENN GREENWALD and Democracy Now! host and executive producer AMY GOODMAN. See more here.