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2021 Selden Ring winner
In a photo from the AP series “Fruits of Labor,” a worker walks with a pesticide sprayer on her back at a palm oil plantation. (Photo/Binsar Bakkara, The Associated Press)

Associated Press team wins 2021 Selden Ring Award for uncovering exploitation in the palm oil industry

The annual investigative journalism award, which has been presented by USC Annenberg for 32 years, goes to an examination of abusive working conditions on palm oil plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia.