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Awash in awards: Hook takes top state prize
Published on Apr 22nd, 2013
6 comments For the third time, the Virginia Press Association has bestowed its top honor– the Journalistic Integrity and Community Service Award– on the Hook, this time for the paper's coverage of...
Hook turns 10: A decade of digging
Published on Feb 9th, 2012
7 comments The tale of the Hook's sudden founding ten years ago has oft been told, so I won't rehash it here. What I will repeat are a few exciting highlights. My personal favorite is the fact that the first...
Why the Hook? We unveil a new motto for this newspaper
Published on Oct 11th, 2011
41 comments We recently came up with a new motto for the Hook. Before I tell you what it is, let me tell you how the Hook came into existence. It was early 2002, and I had just lost my job at C-ville Weekly. So...
Score 24: Hook snares many journo prizes
Published on Mar 21st, 2010
18 comments A recent ad–- that now needs to be updated. HOOK GRAPHIC The Hook solidified its position as Charlottesville's most award-winning weekly newspaper, as it was honored by its peers in the...
Snap: The Hookworms
Published on Mar 12th, 2010
3 comments For the second year in a row, the Hook brings home the trophy at Wordplay, a game show that benefits Literacy Volunteers of America. Thirty-six teams competed Wednesday night, March 10, at the Omni....
To our readers: Hook delayed by snow in Philly
Published on Feb 10th, 2010
21 comments Dear Readers, Even though the Hook always bears a Thursday publication date, many of you have grown accustomed to picking up copies on Wednesday afternoon at some Charlottesville locations. Not this...
You go, guy!
Published on Feb 14th, 2002
0 comments I just wanted congratulate you on dealing with your former business partners in a professional and respectable manor. What those guys don't understand is that we read C-ville, not because it's chic...
ABOUT- Why The Hook?
Published on Feb 7th, 2002
0 comments It's not just because it's a good idea– so many metaphors and phrases take it in useful directions: a good news story has a "hook" that grabs you from the first line you read; steady readers...
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