L.A. Press Club Honors Hollywood Today With Best Online Entertainment News Award

L.A. Press Club Honors Hollywood Today With Best Online Entertainment News Award

HOLLYWOOD, CA (rushprnews) June 19, 2007 — Hollywood Today is proud to report its first journalism award, for best online entertainment news from the L.A. Press Club.

Honored was senior columnist Alex Ben Block for top Online Entertainment News/Feature/Commentary. HollywoodToday.net, “‘Rocky’ Underdog Origin: A Studio Myth”

The Judges’ comment: Compelling behind-the-scenes expose about the origin of an iconic pop culture myth. Brightly written, using generous supplemental links as supporting material.

Other 49th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards Winners:

Kenneth R. Weiss of the LA Times, Michael Collins of CityBeat, Ana Garcia and Fred Mamoun of KNBC and Adolfo Guzman Lopez of KPCC received Journalist of the Year awards at the 49th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel on Saturday, June 16.

Judy Woodruff of PBS received the Joseph M. Quinn Award. Slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya of Novaya Gazeta was honored posthumously with the Daniel Pearl Award and syndicated columnist Gustavo Arellano received the President’s Award.

This year’s Awards Gala was dedicated to the late Cathy Seipp, a longtime member of and contributor to Los Angeles Press Club, who lost her battle to cancer in March of 2007.

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