ThinkProgress has been named best blog by The Sidney Hillman Foundation, receiving an award for journalism excellence. Sidney Hillman was one of the nation’s great labor leaders, founding a predecessor union of UNITE. Since 1950, The Sidney Hillman Foundation has recognized journalists, writers, and public figures whose work promotes social and economic justice.
Thank you to all the readers who visit ThinkProgress everyday for putting us on the map. The Foundation announced the awards in an advertisement in today’s New York Times. We’re extremely honored to join the company of the esteemed recipients below: