A.R.'S TRAGESER HONORED BY SAN DIEGO PRESS CLUB
American Reporter Staff
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2001 -- The American Reporter was recognizedfor jour= nalistic excellence by the San Diego Press Club on Thursdayevening. In th= e Online category, AR Correspondent (and American ReporterMusic Review edit= or) Jim Trageser took a third place in the Open Printcategory for his comme= ntary, "Media's bruised egos behind campaign finance'reform'," published No= v. 18, 2000 in the American Reporter.
AR also took third place in the Online Writing, Features category,for Tr= ageser's May 27 review of Buddy Blue's latest CD, "Pretend It'sOkay."
It = was the second time this year Trageser has been honored forhis writing. He= was a second place winner in two categories at the LosAngeles Press Club's= Deadline Awards dinner headlined by Dan Rather earlierthis year.
"We are immensely proud of Jim," said American ReporterEditor-in-Chief J= oe Shea. "His work has graced our pages for years withan artist's touch an= d a fine ear for music. Because of him, some of thebest music criticism an= d political commentary in America has appeared regularly in AR's pages."
The American Reporter was the very first daily newspaper to originate on= the Internet, opening for business on April 10, 1995. It is owned by 300 = journalists around the world who also earn revenues from resale of their wo= rk to other publications.