The Watchdog wins top honor in National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ contest The Dallas Morning News’ Watchdog column won first place in the 2015 National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ annual competition. The column by Dave Lieber with Marina Trahan Martinez was praised for displaying “true excellence in column writing.” The award was presented June 29 […]
This story about a Fort Worth City Hall lawyer who lost his job because of his failure to handle open-records requests is one of three winning columns by Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Dave Lieber in the 2012 column contest sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
“Every city needs a Dave Lieber.”
That’s what one judge said when awarding Dave, founder of Watchdog Nation, one of his two national writing awards at the 2009 conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.