Let's celebrate insightful and challenging media reporting on sexual violence in the past year. You can nominate articles for the Use The Right Words: Reporting on Sexual Violence Awards from December 8th - January 21st. The awards are organized by femifesto, Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW), Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres, and Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education at Ryerson University.
We invite you to nominate articles and authors in the Canadian media that you think are deserving of one or more of the following awards. This can include print, radio, podcast or other forms of media. Some examples of print media include the Globe and Mail, Buzzfeed, Chatelaine, Telegram, National Post, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Vice, Huffington Post, Ottawa Citizen. Awards are limited to Canadian journalists writing about sexual violence in Canada, but can be at any level of coverage (i.e. local, regional, national). Use The Right Words: Reporting on Sexual Violence Awards 2016 Categories 1. Survivors Know Best: Best First Person Narrative2. Super Sleuth: Best Investigative Article3. We Begin by Listening: Best Interview 4. We Revolt at Dawn: Best overall article 5. Desk Flip: Worst Overall Article and Author.
The award ceremony will be March 24th in ceremonies across Canada. Details coming in January 2017.
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