The Online News Association announced finalists for its 2009 Online Journalism Awards this week. The Chauncey Bailey Project, a collaborative multimedia reporting project by CIR, New America Media, The Maynard Institute, and the Bay Area News Group, among others, is a candidate in both the Investigative and the Knight Award for Public Service categories.

The awards will be announced at the ONA Conference in San Francisco on October 1-3, 2009.