Contest highlights social impact journalism [Russia]

Posted on Nov 26 in Miscellaneous

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, 2018.

Categories are "investigation", "problem" and "there is room for solo players" – for journalistic materials about individuals who promoted positive changes in society.

Winners in three categories will receive equipment for mobile journalists. The overall winner will be invited to the annual Summit of Regional Publishers 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.

The deadline is Jan. 15, 2019.