Will you be the next Lorenzo Natali Media Prize winner?

The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020 is now open for applications.  The #NataliPrize recognises and celebrates excellence in reporting on sustainable development issues. Created by the European Commission, the Prize gives a voice to those whose vital message is often...

Entries are open for the 2020 SADC Media Awards

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2020 SADC Media Awards competition. The Awards were established following a decision by the Council of Ministers in 1996 to establish a sector that deals with matters relating to amongst others,...

Fellowship launched to study media standards and freedom

As concern has grown about the rise of misinformation, governments and regulators in many countries around the world have started clamping down on freedom of expression – online and in the media – introducing new “anti-fake news laws” and regulations. And in Africa, a...

Entries are open for the African Fact-checking Awards

Launched in 2014 and now in their sixth year, the African Fact-Checking Awards are the only awards that each year honour journalism by Africa-based media in the growing field of fact-checking. They continue to grow. In 2018, we received over 150 entries from more than...

Global Shining Light Award submissions open

Submissions are now open for the Global Shining Light Award. This unique award, sponsored by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of...