Journalism competiton on society and economics open [US]

Journalism competiton on society and economics open [US]

Posted on December 13, 2013


January 08, 2014

Journalists who cover society and economics can apply for an award.

The Media for Liberty Award is open to journalists who work on societal issues, economies, political structures and cultures that illustrate their pursuit of a free market environment and civil liberties uninfluenced by government agenda.

The most outstanding entry receives a US$50,000 prize.

Sample topics include but are not limited to: government involvement in private enterprise, dependence on foreign oil, access to healthcare, sovereign debt, basic goods (food, housing, healthcare) becoming prohibitively expensive for middle-class consumers, the ultimate impact of globalization and its impact on the middle class, the true cost of ethanol and its impact on food and fuel, fair trade and global tax.

Entries must be published or transmitted via print or electronic media between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013. Eligible media outlets must be generally recognized in their markets and accessible to a broad audience in the United States.

The deadline is Jan. 8.

For more information, click here.