Contest highlights social impact journalism [Russia]

Contest highlights social impact journalism [Russia]

Posted on November 23, 2017


December 25, 2017

Russian journalists and media organizations can submit works to this contest.

The Alliance of Independent Regional Publishers (AIRP), in partnership with Novaya Gazeta, is accepting entries for the "effective journalism" contest "Turn the light on."

Entries must raise awareness on important social problems and contribute to positive change and social impact.

Works must have been published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 1, 2017. Categories include "investigation", "problem" and project" (for newsrooms).

The winners in the "investigation" and "problem" categories will receive a paid internship in Novaya Gazeta. The organizers will cover travel and accommodation in Moscow during this internship.

The winner in the project category will be invited to the annual Summit of Regional Publishers.

Journalists with a good knowledge of English can qualify for a special prize – an internship in the international multimedia project Russia Beyond.

The deadline is Dec. 25.

For more information (in Russian), click here.