Ann-Therése Enarsson, secretary-general for A Non Smoking Generation was named Lobbyist of the Year 2004 at an award ceremony on Wednesday night for her passionate work that resulted in a new law which bans smoking in Swedish restaurants. The new law will come into effect on June 1, 2005.
On Thursday, the Swedish journalist awards were presented. Winners were:
Story teller of the year:
Susen Schultz, Svenska Dagbladet, News and feature graphics
Innovator of the year:
Marcos Hellberg, Jonas Franksson and Olle Palmlöf, SVT Väst, “CP-Magasinet”
Revelation of the year:
Katarina Karlsson, Norrbottens-Kuriren, About how Slovakian workers were used by SSAB, forcing them to work under dangerous conditions and for low wages.
Lukas Bonnier’s Grand Journalist Prize:
Kerstin Brunnberg, Swedish Radio
…and now that bloggers more or less officially have gotten the status as influcencers of public opinion, who will take the initiative to name “Blogger of the Year”?