TheLantern.com Named SPJ National Finalist
TheLantern.com was named a national finalist in the Best Affiliated Web Site--4-Year College/University category of the Society of Professional Journalists' 2011 Mark of Excellence Awards, recognizing collegiate work published or broadcast during 2011.
National Mark of Excellence Award judges choose one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up). Winners and finalists were previously recognized by receiving first-place awards in one of SPJ's 12 regional competitions. Each first-place regional winner advanced to the national competition.