The Blankfeld Award for Media Critique recognizes aspiring journalists who demonstrate a commitment to the values of objective and honest reporting, specifically in the field of the Arab-Israeli conflict. It is dedicated to the memory of Eli Blankfeld, a journalist who documented Jewish life in Germany after World War II and during the period surrounding the creation of the State of Israel, after having lost his parents and sisters during the Holocaust.
An award of $2000 will be made to one recipient currently in full-time education. The recipient will also be committed to producing at least one original piece of writing for publication on the Honest Reporting website.
Please address each criteria below in your covering letter. The broad criteria against which applicants will be assessed are:
– Media ethics in the Middle East
– Israel as a Jewish state
– Responses to individual anti-Israel opinion pieces in the mainstream media
Applicants should include the following information:
Applications should be sent by email, with attachments in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org August 15, 2013. Hyperlinks to online material will be accepted.
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