THE STATESMAN AWARDS FOR RURAL REPORTING

BY AWARDS| IN Opportunities | 30/06/2018
And the Cushrow Irani prize for Environmental Reporting. Last date for the 2017awards is 30 July 2018.

In 1979, The Statesman instituted three prizes for excellence in rural reporting to encourage a better awareness of the social, political and economic challenges taking place in our villages. We invite journalists to send in their investigative articles and reports concerning rural India, in English or any regional language (with or without translations into English), and published during 2017 in any newspaper, news website or periodical in the country. Entries will be evaluated on the criteria of social relevance, factual accuracy, professional dedication and stylistic merit. The competition is open to Indian journalists. All entries should be marked “Rural Reporting” and sent in the form of original clippings (photocopies will not be accepted) clearly showing the date and name of the publication to the address given below.

The three prizes are now of Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 7,500.

THE CUSHROW IRANI PRIZE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

The C R Irani Foundation, a not-for-profit body involved in improvement of journalistic standards, in 2011 set up an annual prize for environmental reporting. We invite journalists to send in their investigative articles and reports concerning the environment in English or any regional language (with or without translations in English), and published during 2017 in any newspaper, news website or periodical in the country. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of content, accuracy, professional standards and quality of research. The competition is open to Indian journalists. All entries should be marked “Environmental Reporting” and sent in the form of original clippings (photocopies will not be accepted) clearly showing the date and name of the publication to the address given below.

The prize is of Rs 25,000.

THE AWARDS COMMITTEE
THE STATESMAN LIMITED
STATESMAN HOUSE, 4 CHOWRINGHEE SQUARE, KOLKATA-700 001

Last date for the 2017awards is 30 July 2018

IMPORTANT: Journalists wishing to submit the same report(s) for both prizes are requested to send separate entries.

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