Call for nominations for the 2016 Free Media Award

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 hanne.vorland@frittord.no

Fritt Ord-konkurransen for vidaregåande skule lanserer årets tema, «teikninga som ytring», med eit arrangement på Kapittel-festivalen i Stavanger, torsdag 20. september kl. 18.

Stiftelsen Fritt Ord bevilger inntil 25 millioner kroner årlig i fire år til journalistikkprosjekter. Satsingen på totalt 100 millioner utgjør nær en dobling av Fritt Ords bevilgninger til journalistikk. Alle frie, redaktørstyrte publikasjoner med norske mediebrukere som målgruppe kan søke.

Neste søknadsfrist er 21. september kl. 15.00.

Fritt Ord invites the public to a film screening and conversation on White Right: Meeting the Enemy, the 2018 Emmy-nominated documentary film about the Charlottesville rally, the race wars, fascism, racism, and alt-right in America today.

##Update: This screening is now fully booked, and there are no longer any available seats.##