Reuters named a finalist for 11 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards

Reuters has been named a finalist for 11 Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, which honor editorial excellence in both traditional and new media in Asia.

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Reuters coverage of Duterte’s war on drugs is a finalist for Excellence in Human Rights Reporting, Excellence in Information Graphics and Excellence in Investigative Reporting. The coverage also recently won a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.

Coverage of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is a finalist for Excellence in Journalistic Innovation and the SOPA Award for Public Service Journalism.

Other finalists include:

--Excellence in Journalistic Innovation - Where tourism meets tanks

--Excellence in Arts & Culture Reporting - Uncovering North Korean food and art

--Excellence in Information Graphics - The fire and fury behind North Korea’s weapons

--Excellence in Reporting Breaking News - The Battle for Marawi

--Excellence in Photography - Along The Ganges

--The Scoop Award - How North Korea evades sanctions

The full list of 2018 SOPA Award finalists is available here .

[Reuters Press Blog]

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