Deadline 25 June for journalism and news/media literacy youth awards of 2019 Global Youth & News Media Prize

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Deadline 25 June for journalism and news/media literacy youth awards of 2019 Global Youth & News Media Prize

Deadline is 25 June for awards honouring news media that effectively serve and involve young people ages 13 to 25 via News/Media Literacy or Journalism. The awards, part of the Global Youth and News Media Prize, will be presented at NewsXchange, set for 20-21 November in Paris, where the top winners will be our guests (registration, travel, hotel). Details about the awards and how to enter are HERE. Supporters include GoogleNews Initiative, News-Decoder and the European Journalism Centre.

News organizations that effectively serve, support, attract and learn from young audiences while reinforcing the role of journalism in society have until 25 June to enter this year’s Global Youth and News Media Prize competition.

Last year’s laureates of this prestigious worldwide award were the Guardian US and the Eagle Eye student newspapers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for their joint coverage of the March of our Lives demonstrations in Washington DC.

The 2019 competition is open to any kind of news organization in any country run by journalists of any age in any platform in the following categories:

THE JOURNALISM AWARD: Reporting, especially solutions reporting, that breaks stereotypes or adds important insights about or from young people and that has a clear, important impact.
Deadline: 25 June 2019
Presentation: News Xchange, Paris, France (20-21 November 2019). The top winner will be our guests at this event (registration travel, hotel).

THE NEWS/MEDIA LITERACY AWARD: Initiatives that effectively educate about journalism and news media in ways that help young audiences navigate all kinds of content as they develop news habits and knowledge key to developing active citizenship. Again, a key is a clear, important impact.
Deadline: Deadline: 25 June 2019
Presentation: News Xchange, Paris, France (20-21 November 2019), The top winner will be our guests at this event (registration, travel, hotel).

Initiatives must be related to young people between ages 12 and 24 years old, and key criteria are impacted as proven with measurable results and the transferability of the initiative to a different setting.

The awards are supported by News-Decoder, the European Journalism Centre, and the GoogleNews Initiative as well as NewsXchange and the Eurasian Media Forum, which partnered with The Planet Award category that was presented in May. Directors are Dr. Aralynn McMane and Jo Weir.

For details about how to enter or nominate a project, please consult http://www.globalyouthandnewsmediaprize.net

Or contact us at prize@youthandnewsmedia.net.

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