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Amnesty International UK Media Awards 2021 finalists announced

Amnesty International has today (16 March) revealed the Amnesty UK Media Awards 2021 finalists, a prestigious set of awards that have now been running for 29 years. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at a virtual event on Wednesday 28 April. The 11 award categories celebrate excellence in human rights journalism over the past year and applaud the courage and determination of journalists and editors who sometimes put their lives on the line to report on vital human rights issues. The judging panels were made up of high-profile UK journalists and Amnesty representatives. The

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Amnesty Media Awards 2020 finalists announced

Amnesty International UK has today revealed the finalists for the Amnesty Media Awards 2020, a prestigious set of awards now in its 28th year. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at an awards ceremony at BFI Southbank in central London on Wednesday 22 April, hosted by television presenter, journalist & broadcaster, Naga Munchetty. The 11 award categories celebrate excellence in human rights journalism from the past year and applaud the courage and determination of journalists and editors who sometimes put their lives on the line to report on vital human rights issues. The

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Amnesty Media Awards 2019 finalists announced

Previous winners include Sky News: Rohingya Exodus © AFP/Getty Images

Amnesty International UK has today revealed the finalists for the Amnesty UK Media Awards 2019, a prestigious set of awards now in its 28th year. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at an awards ceremony at BAFTA in central London on Wednesday 3 April, hosted by journalist and presenter Cathy Newman. The 11 award categories celebrate excellence in human rights journalism from the past year and applaud the courage and determination of journalists and editors who sometimes put their lives on the line to report on vital human rights issues. The judging panels were made up of high

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Amnesty Media Awards 2019: two weeks until deadline for entries

Cathy Newman announced as ceremony host Closing date for entries: Friday 25 January 2019 Enter here: https://amnesty-media-awards.org.uk/ Journalists, photographers and programme makers have just under two weeks left to enter the Amnesty Media Awards 2019 before the closing date on Friday 25 January. Amnesty UK is delighted to announce presenter of Channel 4 News, Cathy Newman, as the host for this year’s Amnesty Media Awards ceremony, which will be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at BAFTA Piccadilly in central London. For more details on categories, criteria and eligibility visit: https:/

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Amnesty International Media Awards 2019 open for entries

Amnesty International UK is inviting entries for its 27th annual Media Awards, a prestigious set of awards that recognise the vital role journalists play and the serious risks they face in highlighting human rights abuses around the world. The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at BAFTA Piccadilly in central London. Previous award winners include Marie Colvin, Christina Lamb, Sue Lloyd-Roberts, Robert Fisk, Gary Younge, Nawal Al-Maghafi and Alex Crawford among many others. Entries can now be submitted at: https://amnesty-media-awards.org.uk/ The closing date for entries is

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Amnesty Media Awards 2018 finalists announced

Amnesty International UK has today revealed the finalists for its Media Awards 2018, a prestigious set of awards that have now been running for 27 years. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at an event in central London on Wednesday 28 March, hosted by journalist and broadcaster Jeremy Paxman. The 11 award categories celebrate excellence in human rights journalism over the past year, and applaud the courage and determination of journalists and editors who sometimes put their lives on the line to report on vital human rights issues. This year’s awards were extremely competitive

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The Impact Award

The Amnesty International Media Awards recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contribution to the UK public’s awareness and understanding of human rights issues.

This year we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of our coveted Media Awards. The last 25 years have seen momentous world events, and a number of incredible journalists have consistently reported from some of the world’s most dangerous situations, putting themselves in jeopardy to reveal atrocities and uncover corruption.

Shortlist for Amnesty's Media Awards 2016 announced

Reporting from Syria is both dangerous and essential © Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

Amnesty International has today unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious annual Media Awards, now in its 25th year.

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Media Awards 2016

Amnesty International Media Awards

Journalists have always played a vital part in uncovering abuses and corruption around the world.

That’s why we honour and recognise the courageous work they do, and the serious risks they take with our annual Media Awards.

Now in its 25th year, the Awards recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contribution to public awareness of human rights issues.

Media Awards: Amnesty announces 2015 winners

Over 500 guests gather in central London to celebrate the best of the year’s human rights reporting

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