Media for Liberty journalism award open PDF Print

medialibetryawDeadline: 9 January 2012

Region: Worldwide

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 and the cost of globalization from a societal, cultural, economic perspective.

Entries must be published or transmitted via print or electronic media between January 1 and December 31, 2011. Eligible media outlets must be generally recognized in their markets and accessible to a broad audience in the United States.

Prize sponsors Liberty Media seek to acknowledge and encourage media contributions that explore the relationship between economic and political liberty.

Click here for more information and how to apply for the award.

Courtesy of International Journalists’ Network