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Red Cross launches journalism award to recognise Philippines conflict coverage

September 28th, 2010Posted by in Awards, Editors' pick, Press freedom and ethics

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has launched a journalism award in association with its Philippines’ branch to recognise humanitarian reporting in the country.

The 2011 prize will honour journalists who have written stories about the long-running conflict in the Philippines, according to reports.

Nominations will close on 12 March 2011 and a ceremony will take place on 8 May with winners receiving digital recorders and training opportunities.

In November last year, more than 30 journalists and media workers were murdered in the Philippines when there convoy was ambushed and attacked.

Full story on ABS-CBN News site at this link…

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