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Global Media Awards [New York]

January 11, 2012 // 7:00pmJanuary 12, 2012 // 7:00pm

Each year Population Institute (PI) honors journalists, filmmakers, radio and television show hosts, and editorial cartoonists from around the world who write about population issues. The awards are designed to promote accurate and broader media coverage of population and development issues.  2011 marks the 32nd year for the Global Media Awards. 
 
This year, PI will give out a dozen awards, including awards for best radio show, best television show, and best editorial cartoonist. The awards honor those who have contributed a greater public awareness of the various challenges related to population and reproductive health. The awards serve to encourage editors, news directors, and journalists to acquire a more in-depth knowledge of population issues and to stimulate higher journalistic standards for reporting on global population issues. 
 
In evaluating the entries, the judges look to determine whether the reporting is accurate and fair, easily understood by the targeted audience, and contributes to a healthy public debate over population and reproductive health. Eligible works for this year's contest were published or aired between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011. The winners will receive their award in New York City, NY at a dinner held in January 2012.

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  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katharine Diamond // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Benjamin Dills // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Lauren Herzer // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • John Thon Majok // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Schuyler Null // Web Editor and Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Meaghan Parker // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Sean Peoples // Multimedia Producer and Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Geoffrey D. Dabelko // Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Ruth Greenspan Bell // Public Policy Scholar
  • William Krist // Senior Policy Scholar
  • Louise Lief // Public Policy Scholar
  • John W. Sewell // Senior Scholar

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