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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

2008 Call for Entries:Global Media Awards

The Population Institute’s Global Media Awards are devoted to drawing attention to global population issues. The award honors those who have contributed to creating an awareness of population problems through their journalistic endeavors in a meritorious manner.


1. Entries may be made by any individual or organization from material appearing in print and/or electronic media.

2. Entries must be accompanied by a justification for nomination explaining why this particular entry merits a Media Award.

3. English translations must accompany entries in other languages.

4. Entries may be submitted for more than one category.


Best Combined Media Effort
Best News Service
Best Online News Service
Best Individual Reporting Effort
Best Magazine Article
Best Radio Show
Best TV Show
Best Editorial Cartoonist
Best Print Editorial Columnist
Best Broadcast Editorial Commentary
Best Online Commentary
Best Film

How to Submit

Entries must be sent to:

Global Media Awards Program
Population Institute
107 Second Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Please submit justification for award, the name of the media outlet and the date of its use, along with 7 copies of the project being considered. For more information please contact Jennie or Emily at (202) 544-3300 or e-mail

Eligibility Dates and Deadline for Submission

Eligible works must have been published or aired between September 1, 2007 and September 1, 2008. Deadline for entries is September 1, 2008. Winners will receive award in Hollywood, California with all expenses paid.

The Population Institute is an international, educational, non-profit organization that seeks to voluntarily reduce excessive population growth, through universal access to family planning information, education, and services. We strive to achieve a world population in balance with a healthy global environment and resource base. Established in 1969, the Institute, with members in 172 countries, is headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Please visit