The Print Media SA’s Media Freedom Committee, South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now accepting nominations for the 2007 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity. The deadline is 2 April 2007.
Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual award recognises any media practitioner - journalist, editor, manager or owner - who has:
Shown integrity and reported fearlessly;
Displayed a commitment to serve the people of South Africa;
Tenaciously striven to maintain a publication or other medium despite insurmountable obstacles;
Resisted any censorship;
Shown courage in making information available to the SA public;
Any combination of the above.
If you think anybody fits this definition, please submit your nomination before 2 April, accompanied by a motivation to:
The Nat Nakasa Award c/o Print Media SA PO Box 47180 Parklands 2121
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