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IE B-school’s Asian prize for economic journalism

Following the success of the first edition of the IE Business School Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, has announced the second edition of its Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia.

education Updated: Jun 18, 2014 13:43 IST
HT Education Correspondent

Following the success of the first edition of the IE Business School Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, has announced the second edition of its Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia.

The overriding objective of the prize is to recognise the best journalistic work published or disseminated by social communication media (printed press, magazines, blogs, webs, radio and television) in Asia, aimed at disseminating economic culture among society.

In this second edition of the prize, based on work published from September 2013 to May 2014, in addition to articles on the economic role of Asia or any specific Asian country, there will be a special focus on articles that highlight the most developed aspects or segments of Latin American economy (creative economy, tourism, fashion, technology, finance, food, etc).

The second edition of the IE Business School Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia comprises the following ­categories:
* First prize for the Best Journalistic Work (general daily press, magazine, internet, television and radio) comprising $3,500 and a sculpture.
* Prize for the Best Journalistic Work on Latin America’s Economy (general daily press, daily business press, magazine, internet, television and radio) comprising $2,500 and a sculpture.
* Prize for the best regional economic media comprising a sculpture. Prizes will only be awarded if the journalist or media is present at the presentation ceremony, which will be held approximately between the fourth term of 2014, and will be announced at least two months in advance.

Additionally, sponsors of the prize may also award a special mention or prize for journalistic work in economic journalism stipulated by the sponsor in question. Each sponsor may award a maximum of one such prize.The second edition of the IE Business School Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia will accept entries from journalists and information professionals from the following countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Mongolia, Taiwan, ASEAN members (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Cambodia), India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

Only articles published in English or the official language of each country complete with a translation into English will be accepted. All entries must have been published between September 2014 and June 2014 , both inclusive. Any journalist can present a maximum of two pieces of work.

The deadline for receipt of entries is midnight (local Madrid time) of July 11, 2014. Visit here http://asiapressaward.ie.edu for details.