The African Fact-Checking Awards Are Open for Entries
08 Aug 2018
Deadline: 15 August 2018
The Africa Check African Fact-Checking Awards, “the only awards that each year honour journalism by Africa-based media in the emerging field of fact-checking”, are open for entries for their fifth iteration.
The winners of the awards for best fact-checking report and best fact-checking series by a working journalist will each take away a prize of $2,000, with two runners-up taking away prizes of $1,000 each. The winner of the award for best fact-checking report by a student journalist will take away a prize of $1,000 and the runner-up scooping $500. The names of the winners and runners-up will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in October.
For more information and submissions information, visit the Africa Check website.