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Please make sure to complete all the relevant fields for the category that you are entering in order to be considered for the awards. Entries close at midnight GMT on 30 June 2019.
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Which awards category are you entering? *
"Fact-check of the year by a working journalist" category
If you selected the "Fact-check of the year by a working journalist" category, please complete the below section. Make sure you complete all the fields for this category in order to be considered for the awards.
The media organisation which published your report.
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Please provide contact details for the editor-in-chief of the organisation who published the work and can confirm this as your own work or that of a team of which you are the representative. (Work email and daytime contact number)
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Provide a link to the report you want to submit. If you are unable to provide a link and want to send a PDF, or for other formats, please email info@africacheck.org with "2019 Awards application - working journalist" as the subject line.
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"Fact-check of the year by a student journalist" category
If you selected the "Fact-check of the year by a student journalist" category, please complete the below section. Make sure you complete all the fields for this category in order to be considered for the awards.
The journalism school where you are a student.
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Please provide contact details for the head of the journalism school where you are a student, who can confirm that you are a student at the school and that your report was published in a student publication. (Work email and daytime contact number)
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Provide a link to the report you want to submit. If you are unable to provide a link and want to send a PDF, or for other formats, please email info@africacheck.org with "2019 Awards application - student journalist" as the subject line.
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About your report
In the next five boxes, please describe how your report meets the criteria.
What was the claim your report fact-checked? *
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Why does your report matter? What was the significance for society of the claim you checked? *
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How was the claim tested against the available evidence? Explain the method you used. *
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How did your report present the evidence for and against the claim? *
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What impact did the publication of your report have on public debate on the topic? Please provide evidence for any claims you make. *
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To be eligible, entries for this competition must:

- Be the original work of the individual or team identified in the entry form as the author

- Have been published or broadcast for the first time by a media house based in Africa between 1 September 2018 and 30 June 2019

- Be received by the organisers before midnight GMT on 30 June 2019. Late entries will not be accepted

- Be received by the organisers via this entry form. No other means of sending in entries is allowed

- Entries can have been published/broadcast in any language, but must be presented in either English or French.

- By submitting this form, the entrant confirms that they are the authors of the work, and that in the case of any dispute about this, this is entirely the entrant's responsibility

- Should the entrant win a prize in the awards, we will send the money to a bank account to be nominated by them

- At the shortlisting stage a representative of the jury may seek clarification on some points

- Entrants must agree to do media interviews and/or reports about the awards if they win

- Entrants for the award must agree to accept the judges' decision as final

I confirm this is my own original work or that of a team of which I am the representative, published between 1 September 2018 and 30 June 2019, and accept the terms and conditions set out above. *
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