Call for Proposals - First Crowdsourced Journalism Awards for Africa

The Big Picture Digital Journalism Project – an innovative new project conceptualized by Internews Europe (www.internews.eu) and funded by the International Press Institute (www.ipinewscontest.org) through its Innovative News Contest award - is launching Africa’s first crowdsourced journalism awards.  These ‘Big Picture Journalism Awards’ will serve to strengthen African journalist’s capacities in the use of crowdsourced journalism tools and techniques by supporting the development of the most innovative crowdsourced journalism project ideas from Africa.

The awards consist of a 15,000 Euro grant, which will be shared out among the top three crowdsourced journalism project ideas from Africa;  technical advice on project startup and one-on-one mentoring on project development for the top three concepts.
 
How to apply
 
Apply online by submitting a brief summary (not more than 2 pages long) of your crowdsourced journalism concept proposal structured as follows:
 
  1. Title
  2. Objective (include where and when the project will be implemented)
  3. Which crowdsourcing tool(s) will be used / developed
  4. Who are the beneficiaries
  5. What are the planned activities
  6. What are the expected results 
  7. What resources are needed
 
All entries should be submitted through the Big Picture Digital Project website (http://bigpicturejournalism.org/home).  The deadline for submission of entries is close of business on Friday 7th September, 2012.
 
Project concepts which emphasis on partnerships between journalists and technologists; enhance audience engagement; and maximize on the widespread use of mobile phones in Africa, are encouraged.  All entries should incorporate the use of crowdsourced tools or techniques for journalism.
 
Who can apply
 
The awards are open to anyone with an innovative idea for a crowdsourced journalism project.
 
The Judging Process
 
Winning projects will be selected by a panel of highly esteemed, international journalists and technologists including Ethan Zuckerman – Director of MIT’s Center of Civic Media; Jeff Howe - professor of journalism at Northeastern University and author of the book Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business; and Matt O'reilly - Programme Manager at Indigo Trust.
 
Notification Process
 
Announcements on the winning concepts will be made on or before September 14th.   An awards ceremony will be held at The Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on 26th September to promote the winning crowdsourced journalism concept ideas.  
 
About The Big Picture Digital Journalism Project
 
The Big Picture Digital Journalism Project is an innovative new project conceptualized by Internews Europe (www.internews.eu) and funded by the International Press Institute (www.ipinewscontest.org) through its Innovative News Contest award. The project goal is to strengthen African journalists’ capacities through training in the use of crowdsourced journalism techniques which aim to leverage citizen participation and increase the representation of local voices and perspectives through both traditional and new media channels.
 
About Internews Europe
 
Internews Europe is a European non-profit organisation established in 1995 to help developing countries establish and strengthen independent media organisations in order to promote freedom of expression and freedom of access to information (www.internews.eu).
 
About The International Press Institute
 
The International Press Institute is a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to safeguarding press freedom, protecting freedom of expression, freedom of information and the improvement of the journalism practice (www.freemedia.org).   IPI runs a media innovation contest dubbed the IPI News Innovation Contest (www.ipinewscontest.org). 
 
Apply online
 
Click here to apply online
 
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Appel d’offre – Premier prix de Crowdsourced Journalism en Afrique

Le Big Picture Digital Journalism project, projet innovant créé par Internews Europe(www.internews.eu) et financé par le International Press Institute(www.ipinewscontest.org),  lance son tout premier Crowdsourced Journalism Awards en Afrique. Nommé  ‘Big Picture Journalism Awards’ ce concours permettra de renforcer les capacités des journalistes africains à utiliser des outils et techniques du Crowdsourced journalism tout en soutenant le développement les idées de projets les plus innovants d’Afrique.

Un prix d’une valeur de 15,000 Euros sera partagé entre les concepteurs des trois meilleurs projets de Crowdsourced journalism. Des conseils techniques et un soutien personalisé pour le développement des trois meilleurs concepts seront fournis au démarrage du projet.  

Comment postuler

Postulez en ligne en soumettant un bref résumé (2 pages maximum) de votre projet qui devra être structuré de la manière suivante :   

  1. Titre
  2. Objectif (inclure où et quand le projet sera mis en œuvre)
  3. Décrire les outils de crowdsourcing utilisés / développés 
  4. Présenter les bénéficiaires
  5. Décrire les activités prévues
  6. Exposer les résultats attendus 
  7. Décrire les ressources nécessaires

 

Les candidatures devront être soumises sur le site du projet Big Picture Digital Journalism (http://bigpicturejournalism.org/home) avant le 7 septembre 2012.

Les projets mettant en valeur les partenariats entre journalistes et informaticiens, l’engagement et la participation du public, ou maximisant la généralisation de l’utilisation des téléphones portables en Afrique sont encouragés. Les candidatures devront inclure les outils et techniques de Crowdsourcing utilisés par le journaliste.

Qui peut postuler ?

Le concours est ouvert à toute personne ayant une idée innovante de projet de Crowdsourced journalism.

Processus de sélection

Les projets seront sélectionnés par un panel de journalistes et d’informaticiens internationaux, y compris Ethan Zuckerman – Directeur du Centre de Médias Civiques de MIT; Jeff Howe – Professeur de journalisme à l’Université de Northeastern et auteur du livre Crowdsourcing : Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business; etMatt O'reilly - Programme Manager de Indigo Trust.

L’annonce de la sélection

L’annonce des projets sélectionnés sera faite le 14 septembre 2012 au plus tard. La remise des prix aura lieu à Nairobi (Kenya) au Fairview Hotel le 26 septembre 2012 où seront présentés les lauréats du concours ainsi que leurs projets en Crowdsourced journalism.   

 

Qu’est-ce que le projet Big Picture Digital Journalism ?

Le Big Picture Digital Journalism vise à renforcer les compétences des journalistes africains à travers l’utilisation de techniques en Crowdsourced journalism. Le but étant d’optimiser la participation citoyenne et d’augmenter la représentation des voix locales et des perspectives à travers des moyens médiatiques nouveaux et traditionnels. 

Qu’est-ce qu’Internews Europe ?

Internews Europe est une organisation européenne à but non lucratif établie en 1995, créée dans le but d’aider les pays en voie de développement à établir et à renforcer les organisations de médias indépendants afin de soutenir la liberté d'expression et l’accès à l'information. (www.internews.eu).

Qu’est-ce que l’International Press Institute ?

L’International Press Institute (IPI) est un réseau d’éditeurs, de dirigeants de médias et de journalistes éminents dédiés à la sauvegarde de la liberté de la presse, à la protection de la liberté d’expression, et à la liberté de l’information, ainsi qu’à l’amélioration des pratiques journalistiques (www.freemedia.org). IPI organise un concours innovant de medias intitulé IPI News Innovation Contest (www.ipinewscontest.org). 

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