A Ugandan serial drama, an Official Selection from the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and an investigative journalist are among the 12 recipients of the Population Institute’s 2009 Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting. The awards will be presented December 4th, at a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. To attend the dinner ceremony, please contact Jennie Wetter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are still available.
Michelle Goldberg, an investigative journalist, will receive the Best Book award for her book The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World. Her book explores the global battle over women’s reproductive rights, looking at the evolution of the conversation over the years.
Robert Engelman of the Worldwatch Institute will be honored with the award for Best Article or Series of Articles for his article “Population & Sustainability,” which appeared in Scientific American. The article summarizes the current state of world population and its linkages to sustainability and climate change, while also discussing the likelihood of slowing global population growth.
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