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11 May 2022

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EU: Call for submissions for the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism

"The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism - call for submission of entries", 3 May 2022

On 3 May, the World Press Freedom Day, the European Parliament officially launched the call for submissions for entries to the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism...

The Prize is open to professional journalists and teams of professional journalists of any nationality to submit in-depth pieces that have been published or broadcast by media based in one of the 27 European Union member states. The aim is to support and highlight the importance of professional journalism in safeguarding freedom, and equality...

The prize and the €20 000 prize money demonstrates the European Parliament’s strong support for investigative journalism... MEPs have denounced the attacks on journalists, particularly from politicians, and called on the Commission to table legislation against abusive lawsuits. On 27 April, a proposal was announced to tackle malicious litigation against journalists and activists.

Journalists can submit their article(s) online at https://daphnejournalismprize.eu/ by 31 July 2022, 12 PM (CET)...

Daphne Caruana Galizia was a Maltese journalist, blogger and anti-corruption activist who reported extensively on corruption, money laundering, organised crime, sale of citizenship and the Maltese government’s links to the Panama Papers. Following harassment and threats, she was murdered in a car bomb explosion on 16 October 2017...

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