Eco journalism for a clean environment

de | June. 25, 2019 | News

project Eco journalism for an environment clean continues in 2019, bringing to the attention of the general public the most important initiatives for environmental protection and efficient use of natural resources.

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ECOTIC and the Center for Independent Journalism announces the launch of the project on June 25  Eco journalism for a clean environment, in its second edition. The aim of the project to promote role models in the field of environmental protection and conservation of the planet's resources brings to the public's attention positive examples but which have often been overlooked by the press.

We are launching the second edition of the contest "Eco journalism for a clean environment" out of the desire to stimulate media interest in the complex issue of the environment in Romania.

We are convinced that the popularization of good practices, little known to the public, can contribute to the development of local communities' creativity and to the multiplication of environmental protection initiatives and projects ", says Valentin Negoiță, ECOTIC president.

Thus, we invite journalists, journalism students, bloggers and vloggers to submit videos and written materials accompanied by relevant photos, which have already been published (regardless of platform), at [email protected]. Topics include positive examples developed by companies, educational institutions, NGOs, public institutions or local communities, such as plantations, greening, biodiversity, eco-tourism, recyclable waste collection projects, waste prevention and natural resource conservation initiatives. .

The best and original 10 materials - respectively, 5 videos and 5 written materials - chosen by a jury of environmental experts and journalists will be presented on the Facebook page and on the ECOTIC website. The winners will be chosen by public vote.

The contest will run according to the following schedule:

STAGE I - June 25 - November 24, 2019 - the period of transmission of video / written materials;

STAGE II - November 25 - 28, 2019 - the prejudice period;

STAGE III - November 28 - December 10, 2019 - voting for the winning materials on the ECOTIC Facebook page

ECOTIC will award two prizes, one prize for each category: a camera for the video material category and a laptop for the written material category.

The award ceremony will take place at the XNUMXth edition of the Clean Environment Awards Gala.

The "Eco journalism for a clean environment" competition is part of Ecotic's awareness-raising activities over time and aimed at the public of all ages and aims, in the long run, to create a network of environmental journalists animated by environmental values.