The Population Institute’s Global Media Awards are devoted to drawing attention to global population issues. The award honors those who have contributed to creating an awareness of population and family planning through their journalistic endeavors.
Eligible works must have been published or aired between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015. Deadline for entries is October 16, 2015.
Best Article: For the journalist or journalists who best discuss family planning or population-related issues in an article, series of articles, or opinion piece appearing in printed or online news sources, including magazines.
Best Book: For the author or authors of the best book on family planning or population-related issues.
Best Radio Show:
For the radio show, including serial drama, that best highlights population-related issues or family planning. The show must have been produced for radio broadcast or online use.
Best Film, Video or Documentary: For the best film, video, or documentary that discusses family planning or population-related issues.
Best TV Show: For the TV show, including serial drama, that best highlights population-related issues or family planning.
Best Opinion Piece: For the best opinion piece that discusses population-related issues or family planning including print pieces, blogs, and cartoons.
Best Editorial Cartoon: For the best editorial cartoon published in print or online newspapers discussing population-related issues. Cartoons published on a journalism media site are accepted.
Best Social Media Campaign: For the best campaign on social media that discusses population-related issues or family planning.