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Red Cross launches journalism award to recognise Philippines conflict coverage

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…

World Aids Day in multimedia form

Support World AIDS Day

World Aids Day, now in its 20th year, seems to be markedly more multimedia this year, although not much video about yet. Anyway, here’s a selection of content:

  • You can customise your blog, website or blog posts with this item. Here’s the embed script: <a href=”http://www.worldaidsday.org” title=”Link to the official World AIDS Day website”><img src=”http://www.worldaidsday.org/images/WAD/ribbon_download.gif” width=”120″ height=”89″ alt=”Support World AIDS Day” /></a>

An interactive map of openly HIV positive bloggers, and citizen media relating to World Aids Day, via GlobalVoices:

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Starbucks advert here (via TakePart.com):

and an advert from the Banyan Tree Project here: