May 28, 2010: Deadline to apply for Nat Nakasa Award

    | May 10, 2010

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    The Print Media South Africa Award Committee, South African National Editors’ Forum, and Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now accepting nominations of South African journalists for the 2010 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity. The Nat Nakasa Award is open to South African journalists in all media platforms: community, regional, and national newspapers; magazines; and online publications.

    The award recognizes a media practitioner who has:
    -shown integrity and reported fearlessly;
    -displayed a commitment to serve the people of South Africa;
    -resisted censorship;
    -strived vigorously to maintain a publication or other medium despite overwhelming obstacles;
    -shown courage in making information available to the South African public.

    Nominations can be made by individuals or organizations from within or outside South Africa. The winner will be announced at the Nat Nakasa Award ceremony in Johannesburg on July 24, 2010. The prize is R20,000 (approximately 2,600 American dollars or 2,000 Euros).

    For more information on how to enter, visit: