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Media awards judging criteria and jury members

Judging criteria

  • Originality. Does it rephrase, regurgitate, recycle or reuse material or information from an article published by someone else?
  • Impact. Has it attracted attention and reactions ā€“ either positive or negative ā€“ from the general public, as well as authorities or responsible figures?
  • Consistency. Does it cover an issue throughout its lifespan and present its ideas and information in a logical flow?
  • Courage. Did the author show initiative and persistence in uncovering facts and sources?
    Investigation and analysis. Is it do deeper analysis beyond the surface or rather parrot what a source says?
  • Gender. Does it use gender-sensitive language, balance male and female voices and highlight how the issues affects both sexes?