"Enemies of the press-2015" will be identified in Ukraine

4 May 2015 13:47  2997931 098937
"Enemies of the press-2015" will be identified in Ukraine

Applications from journalists for the nomination of the "Enemies of the press" are now being accepted. Transcarpathian media people are invited to participate too!

The Institute of Mass Information and the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine announced the competition "Enemies of the press 2014-2015". Journalists may put forward candidates who, in their opinion, deserve the title of the "enemy of the press" through a special Google form until 11 of May.

Every Ukrainian journalist, blogger or media expert may nominate up to three people who, in their opinion, have committed acts or omissions against the freedom of speech in the period from March 2014 through April 2015 inclusive. The nominations will have to be substantiated and a link to proof of their actions must be provided.

Representatives of the Organizing Committee will give the list of the nominated candidates meeting the competition criteria to the experts of the Selection Committee, which will include influential Ukrainian journalists and media experts.

The announcement of the competition results and awarding of the "winners" will be held on June 5, on the eve of the Day of Journalist, in Kyiv.

As you know, the award "Enemies of the press" is presented annually to ten Ukrainian officials, MPs, businessmen and others.

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