19 February 2008


Reporters Without Borders - Austria invites journalists from Bulgaria and Romania to apply for this year's "A Signal for Europe" press freedom awards, worth a total of 15,000 Euros (US$22,100).

The prizes are offered to critical, informative and investigative pieces that cover politics, press freedom, human rights, corruption, societal issues or related topics.

Prizes are granted in three categories: print media; electronic media; and series, books and life works. Entries must have been published or broadcast in 2007.

RSF-Austria has been offering the annual award to reporters, journalists and publicists in southeast Europe and the neighbouring states of the European Union since 2001. This year's awards ceremony will take place in the Austrian Parliament on 15 May.

The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2008.

For more information, including submission guidelines, email: info(@)rog(.)at or visit: http://www.rog.at/
(19 February 2008)

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