Reporting and Comic Combine for Powerful Piece on Pretrial Monitoring

November 3, 2021 | Text by Steenz and Aaron Miguel Cantú, Illustrated by Steenz

Illustration of a man sitting with his head down, looking sad

Reporter Aaron Miguel Cantú and illustrator Steenz teamed up to create When Innocent Until Proven Guilty Costs $400 a Month—and Your Freedom, which won the journalism category in the 2021 Media for a Just Society Awards. This is the first time a comic has received the award.  


Comic strip that explains the process of combining reporting and comics for the journalism category win