DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023— Entries for the 2023 African Fact-Checking Awards are now open to journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers.
The African Fact-Checking Awards celebrate fact-checking journalism in the African media.
Entries must have been first published or broadcast in the period between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023.
The awards have three categories: Fact-Check of the Year by a Working Journalist, Fact-Check of the Year by a Professional Fact-Checker, and Fact-Check of the Year by a Student Journalist.
The winners of the working journalist and professional fact-checker categories will each receive US$3,000. Runners-up will receive $1,500. For the student journalist category, the winner will receive$2,000, and the runner-up $1,000.
The deadline for entries is June 30, 2023.
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