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EU PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM 2018

The Delegation of the European Union to Georgia and EU Monitoring Mission are launching the 2018 EU Prize for Journalism, which supports professional and ethical journalism in Georgia.

Conducted for 7 years already, the 2018 prize will be awarded to winners in seven categories for works published or aired between 2 November 2017 and 15 October 2018.

 The categories are:

  • Best story in print or online media;

  • Best feature story in broadcast or online media;

  • Best investigative story in print, online, or broadcast media; 

  • Best online or print blog, opinion or column in print, online or broadcast media;

  • The most innovative and original piece of work in print, broadcast or online media; 

  • Best documentary photo reflecting EU values (Human rights, including minority rights, social justice, respect for human dignity, freedom of speech, democracy, equality and rule of law) and published in print or online media;

  • Best conflict-sensitive journalistic work contributing to confidence-building and peace in the context of armed conflicts in Georgia, displaying high standards of journalistic ethics and professionalism (The EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism)

The winners of the first six categories will receive 1,250 Euro each. The winner of the EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism will receive a one month fellowship with the Institute of War and Peace Reporting in London.