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ARIJ Investigative Journalism Contest 2021 for Journalists from the Arab world


Journalists from the Arab world can compete for an award.

 The Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) is accepting nominations for the ARIJ 12th annual awards, which honor journalists who take on scathing criticism, face reluctant sources and risk retaliation to bring to light corruption and injustice in their societies.

Submissions must be in Arabic and produced and/or written by an Arab journalist. They will be judged on their content, creativity and impact. 

 

The year 2021 marks the ARIJ 12th Annual Awards, which honoured Arab journalists who took on scathing criticism, faced reluctant sources, and risked retaliation, to bring to light corruption and injustice in their societies. The ARIJ Awards acknowledge the integrity and professionalism of these journalists; setting benchmarks for future generations to model. The awards are nonpartisan and independent of all factions, organizations, political parties, corporations, labor unions, religions or causes beyond investigative reporting itself.

In short, ARIJ honors unfettered truth-telling. Ten Finalists will reach the top and compete to be one of three winners announced on December 5, 2021, closing ceremony, in front of the award-winning journalists and distinguished leaders in the field gathered at the ARIJ 2021 Annual Forum. The awards were open to all Arab journalists. The deadline to enter was September 30.

Submissions must have been in Arabic and produced and/or written by an Arab Journalist. Entries were judged on their content, creativity, and impact. 

Here are the awards: 

Best Arab Investigation – Gold Award

Best Arab Investigation – Silver Award

Best Arab Investigation – Bronze Award

To apply, please click here