Center for International Media Ethics aicina piedalīties eseju konkursā Ethicontest

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Jaunie žurnālisti un  žurnālistikas profesionāļi no visas pasaules acināti piedalīties Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) eseju konkursā Ethicontest 2011 par konfliktu un katastrofu fotogrāfiju ētiskuma aspektiem. Uzvarētājs saņems J-Ethinomics, CIME’s online media-ethics apmācību programmas stipendiju. Eseju iesniegšanas termiņš 30. novembris.

After the outstanding success of last year’s Ethicontest, the Center for International Media Ethics is proud to announce Ethicontest 2011. Journalists and media professionals from around the world are invited to participate in our second annual essay-writing competition for a chance to win. The contest is open to aspiring and established media writers of all varieties, from journalists to freelancers to students.

The essay topic“What are the ethical pitfalls of news photography from conflict or disaster zones, and how should a journalist choose what to publish?”

The conditionsSubmitted essays should be no longer than 2,000 words. They must be written in English. Please note that due to the large number of submissions we receive, CIME is not able to assess essays written in other languages.

Essays should be emailed to ethicontest@cimethics.org no later than November 30, 2011, along with the author’s name, country of origin and contact information. Submissions submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

In the event the author submits an article that has already been published, it should include a reference to its original publication date and source (as well as website link, in the case of online publication).

The prizes
The winner of the 2011 CIME Ethicontest will be awarded a scholarship to become certified in J-Ethinomics, CIME’s online media-ethics training program.

In addition, the winner will receive the book “The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect” by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel. The perfect addition to any journalist or journalism student’s bookshelf, the book discusses the ethics, commercial pressures, techniques and future of journalism. Please note that “The Elements of Journalism” is in English.

Finally, the winning essay will be published on the CIME website and in the CIME newsletter.

More informationFor more information, please visit www.cimethics.org.