Galina Timtsjenko, one of the 2015 laureates.
The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius hereby invite nominations of journalists, bloggers, Internet media and newspapers for the 2016 Free Media Award.
The Free Media Award will be awarded to journalists and media outlets from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia.
The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT Foundation are interested in identifying candidates worthy of recognition for their work, and we need your help. Nominations will be accepted until 26 February 2016
, and should include an explanation of why the journalist or media outlet is considered to be a good candidate for the Free Media Award. Nominations should include reasons for why candidates deserve recognition based on the quality of their work, and the relevance of the content. The nomination statement should be 1 to 2 pages long, and include a short biography and links to articles, where relevant.
To qualify for nomination, journalists and media outlets must have demonstrated a commitment to democracy, and freedom of expression.
Please contact Fritt Ord if you have any questions about the nomination process.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Please send nominations by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org