2015 Walter Cronkite Award For Excellence in Television Political Journalism Announce Call For Entries
- Coverage submitted must have aired in the United States sometime during 2013-2014.
- Entry forms, narratives and video log-lists must be submitted electronically via our online entry form.
- Web content: any submission has the option to include a narrative about the applicant's use of multimedia, social media and/or interactive technology on a TV news website, which may include screenshots, links and compilations of online content.
- Non-English language entries are encouraged and must be accompanied by an English transcript, or it may contain English subtitles or be dubbed in English.
THE BROOKS JACKSON PRIZE:
The Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact Checking Political Messages recognizes TV journalists' best practices in reducing the level of DECEPTION and confusion in U.S. politics. Winners will be selected by a special jury convened by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Winning submissions will include a narrative about the applicant's use of multimedia, social media and/or interactive technology on their TV news website, which may include screenshots, links and compilations of online content. Two prizes will be awarded, one for local news and one for network news. Entries may be submitted by individuals, teams, news programs, stations or networks. An individual, team, news program or station may submit only one entry in this category, but a network may submit entries from more than one program. Multiple individuals or teams from the same station may apply separately.
To apply for the 2015 Walter Cronkite awards, download entry forms, read full guidelines and learn more about the Walter Cronkite Awards, visit www.CronkiteAward.org.
SOURCE Norman Lear Center