How striking journalists created an award-winning digital news outlet
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Xpress Yourself
How striking journalists in Halifax conjured an award-winning digital news outlet out of pluck and spite

On Saturday, photojournalists Ryan Taplin and Tim Krochak walked away from the Atlantic Journalism Awards as winners. They were two of the six nominees from Local Xpress, an online protest outlet created by striking employees of the Halifax Chronicle Herald.

The Herald, normally an AJA favourite, entered the weekend with only three nominations and left with just a single trophy.

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