I'm stunned to be considered for the award, given out annually at the Rising Tide Convention, which kicks off this evening.
Here are the two comments that constitute the nominations:
Editor B said...
I can nominate more than once? In that case: Brad V of Inside the Footprint. http://insidethefootprint.blogspot.com/ Relentless coverage of the razing of a neighborhood, asking the questions that need to be asked.
Thursday, August 4, 2011 3:16:00 PM CDT
Robert Morris said...
For "fierce passionate defense of New Orleans," I'd say the Inside the Footprint blog deserves strong consideration. Purely original reporting, delivered in both quantity and quality. I rarely make it inside the footprint myself, but Brad V.'s work takes me there on a daily basis.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 1:53:00 PM CDT
Many thanks. I remember attending the conference in 2008, and I didn't quite understand some of the sentiments at the time. After nearly two years of blogging here, though, it all makes total sense. I've seen plenty.
I will say that each visit to the Footprint does give one an overwhelming desire to say....