Contest seeks initiatives for young audiences [Worldwide]

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Specialized Topics

Educators and news organizations targeting children and teenagers can compete for an award.

The Global Youth and News Media Prize, supported by the European Journalism Centre, the Google News Initiative, News-Decoder and others, celebrates work that serves, supports, attracts and/or learns from young audiences.

The competition is accepting entries the News/Media Literacy - Press Freedom Teaching Award.

Nominees for the Press Freedom Teaching Award must be educators and news organizations with an initiative to help students develop a thorough understanding of the crucial role of journalism in society and of the sometimes deadly risks for people who do this work.

Laureates will take part in an international ceremony and webinar designed to spread the word about their outstanding contributions to journalism and education and to encourage emulation of them.  

The deadline is May 1.