FJA in the Media

Apply for the prestigious Fetisov Journalism Awards today

Frayintermedia - August 1st, 2021

Women journalists across the globe are urged to apply for the prestigious 2021 Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA) which offers financial rewards of over $140 000. The deadline for entries is August 1. While the cash prize attracts top journalism talent from across the world, a limited number of women come out tops.

Of the 35 shortlisted stories in the 2020 annual Fetisov Journalism Awards, 11 of them were individual works by women journalists, three of which were winning entries of women journalists. Furthermore, three were collaborative works by both men and women journalists.

The Namibian newspaper founder and editor-in-chief Gwen Lister joins this year’s FJA judging expert council panel and said she hopes more women apply.

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Los Premios Fetisov reconocen al periodismo de investigación

Fetisov Awards recognize investigative journalism

El Siglo de Europa - July 22, 2021

Gleb Fetisov es un emprendedor, filántropo y productor de cine que la revista ‘Forbes’ situó, hace dos años, como uno de los más ricos de Rusia. Siendo banquero enfrentó una acusación penal y pasó 18 meses en la cárcel. Al final fue declarado inocente y se observó que la acusación estaba basada en pruebas falsas. Ha creado los FAJournalism porque “estoy convencido de que donde no llega la justicia lo hace el periodismo de investigación independiente para denunciar la corrupción. Por esto apoyo con estos premios globales el buen periodismo” asegura a ‘El Siglo’. Read more

María Teresa Ronderos, ganadora del premio Derechos Civiles

María Teresa Ronderos, winner of the Civil Rights category award

“El periodismo colaborativo debe ser transformador y ayudar a las personas a entender el mundo” señala a ‘El Siglo’ la colombiana María Teresa Ronderos desde su Barranquilla natal. La periodista recogió el  primer premio colectivo FETISOV-2020 en la categoría de Contribución a los Derechos Civiles por el trabajo “Migrantes de otro Mundo”. “La realidad de Colombia es dramática a día de hoy. En el país hay una clase dirigente encerrada en si misma, sobre todo este gobierno, que ha construido un relato falso de la realidad”, continúa. “Yo veo un país nuevo con gente joven que quiere una sociedad más justa y sin violencia” afirma. Read more

 

Xavier Aldekoa (periodista): "Todavía hay muchos niños soldado en el mundo"

Xavier Aldecoa (journalist): "There are still many child soldiers in the world"

El Siglo de Europa - July 1, 2021

El periodista Xavier Aldekoa, una de las voces más autorizadas que explican África en la prensa española, ha sido finalista de la última edición de los Premios Fetisov. Presentó al FJAwards su artículo “La selva de los niños que matan”, con fotos de Alfons Rodríguez, publicado en la revista 5W. Read more

Call for Nominations for Fetisov Journalism Awards

Global Forum For Media Development - June 2nd, 2021

The Fetisov Charitable Foundation has launched a call for nominations for the Fetisov Journalism Awards to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better. Read more

Journalism contest accepting nominations [Worldwide]

International Journalists' Network IJNet - May 11th, 2021

Journalism organizations and journalists are invited to nominate journalists for this award. Russian philanthropist Gleb Fetisov organizes the Fetisov Journalism Awards. This competition aims to recognize journalists for their contribution to the promotion of universal human values and extraordinary heroism. Read more (English)

Concurso de periodismo acepta nominaciones [Mundial] Read more (Spanish)

Concurso internacional de jornalismo busca nomeações Read more (Portuguese)

Объявлен новый конкурс для журналистов [весь мир] Read more (Russian)

Nagaland journalist wins prestigious Fetisov Journalism Award

EastMojo - May 5th, 2021

Kohima: Nagaland journalist Manno Wangnao from Tizit in Mon district has won the prestigious Fetisov Journalism Award (FJA-2020) in ‘Contribution to Civil Rights category’.

Wangnao was part of cross-border investigative journalism ‘Migrants from Another World’ where she collaborated with journalists from around 14 countries to investigate the illegal immigration networks thriving across the globe.

The collaboration won the First Prize in the Contribution to Civil Rights category for a series of investigative reports that were published last year. Wangnao is the first journalist from Nagaland to win the Award which was virtually presented recently. Read more

Journalismus für eine bessere Welt ausgezeichnet

Persoenlich.com, Switzerland - April 26th, 2021

Journalismus, der sich für das Gemeinwohl einsetzt: Die Verleihung fand am 22. April in Zürich statt.

Dreihundert Publikationen aus 77 Ländern nahmen an dem globalen Wettbewerb 2020 teil. Zu den 12 Gewinnerprojekten der «Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020» gehören 7 Einzelbeiträge (Indien, Türkei, Schweiz, Nigeria und USA), eine Gemeinschaftsarbeit aus Grossbritannien und vier grenzüberschreitende Projekte, die von den Teams aus Lateinamerika, Europa, Afrika und Asien produziert wurden. Die Preisverleihung im hybriden Format fand im The Dolder Grand Hotel in Zürich statt. Read more

Two S.Sudanese journalists scoop international awards

Eye Radio, South Sudan - April 25th, 2021

Two South Sudanese journalists have scooped separate international awards this week. David Mono Danga and Waakhe Simon Wudu both report for Voice of America’s South Sudan in Focus program. Mono Danga is among 12 regional journalists to have jointly won the third prize in the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards in Switzerland. Read more

En los Fetisov Journalism Awards Noticias RCN obtuvo el galardón a la excelencia en periodismo de medio ambiente

(NoticiasRCN won the award for Excellence in Environmental Journalism in the the Fetisov Journalism Awards)

Noticias RCN  - April 23rd, 2021

Nuestra periodista DoraMontero recibió el reconocimiento por el trabajo 'Tierra de resistentes' ¡Felicitaciones! Read and watch more

The Caravan’s investigative report wins second prize at Fetisov Journalism Awards

Caravan Magazine - February 12th, 2021

The Caravan’s story on how industry bodies are using the NCPCR and UNICEF to whitewash accusations of child labour has won the second prize for its contribution to civil rights at the Fetisov Journalism Awards.

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Christian Locka remporte un prix international pour ses reportages sur les migrants camerounais

Museba Project - February 16th, 2021

Le journaliste camerounais et ses collègues du projet “Migrants d’un autre monde” ont remporté le premier prix dans la catégorie “Contribution aux droits civils”, a annoncé le 10 février 2021 à Zurich en Suisse le comité d’organisation de l’édition 2020 des Fetisov Journalism Awards, un prestigieux prix décerné par la fondation de bienfaisance suisse, Fetisov.

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Investigación periodística "Tierra de resistentes" ganó tercer lugar en concurso internacional

El Pitazo - February 10th, 2021

El trabajo se desarrolló en 10 países con el auspicio Deutsche Welle Akademie (DW) y la Agencia de Cooperación Alemana.

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‘Fisayo Soyombo wins major global award with Ikoyi prison undercover investigation

The Cable, Nigeria - February 10th, 2021

‘Fisayo Soyombo, pioneer editor of TheCable, has won the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards for outstanding investigative reporting.

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Medios y periodistas latinoamericanos entre los finalistas de los Fetisov Journalism Awards

(Latin American media and journalists among the finalists for the Fetisov Journalism Awards)

LatAm Journalism Review - November 2nd, 2020

Proyectos periodísticos de Argentina, Brasil, Colombia y México se encuentran entre los finalistas de los Fetisov Journalism Awards. 

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Five Nigerian journalists make 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards shortlist

I-79 Media Consults, Nigeria - November 1st, 2020

Five Nigerian journalists have been announced as part of the shortlist for the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards.The Nigerians – Philip Obaji, Fisayo Soyombo, Olatunji Ololade, Kelechukwu Iruoma and Ruth Olurounbi – were announced on Sunday, November 1, 2020, alongside 89 others selected from a total of 21 countries of the world.

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Bagaimana Menilai Mutu Jurnalisme?

(How to Assess Journalism Quality?)

by Andreas Harsono

Tirto.ID - October 19th, 2020

Tahun ini, kali kedua saya ikut menjadi juri Fetisov Journalism Awards di Jenewa. Ada 126 karya jurnalistik harus saya nilai dalam empat kategori: hak asasi manusia, lingkungan hidup, membongkar korupsi,dan usaha perdamaian. Pesertanya dari seluruh benua: Afrika, Asia, Amerika Latin, sampai Eropa.

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Fetisov Journalism Awards inspires excellence in media

Frayintermedia - July 27th, 2020

Journalists from across the world have until August 1 to enter their groundbreaking stories on critical issues to the Fetisov Journalism Awards that offer the biggest monetary prize in the history of international journalism.

“But this award is not just about financial rewards. It is about the promotion of informed, ethical and committed journalism that is both stylish and has public purpose,” said founder of the Ethical Journalism Network and a Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA) jury member Aidan White, in an FJA press release.

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Applications Open for Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA)

Global Forum Media Development - July 24th, 2020

The Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA) are now accepting applications for the 2020 edition of the programme. Representatives from the media, members of societies, unions, and associations of professional journalists as well as independent authors are invited to enter the contest.

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Poziv za Fetisov nagrade za novinarstvo otvoren do 1. avgusta

(The Call for Fetisov Journalism Awards is open until August 1st)

Dialog.net - July 22nd, 2020

Na poziv se mogu javiti predstavnici medija, sindikata, medijskih udruženja, kao i nezavisni novinari. Fetisov nagrade za novinarstvo prepoznaju i vrednuju novinare koji izveštavaju o teškim okolnostima modernog života i doprinose odbrani javnog interesa.

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Fetisov Journalism Awards for Journalists All Around the World

Mladiinfo.eu - June 22nd, 2020

The mission of Fetisov Journalism Awards is to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better.

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The Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) (Белорусская ассоциация журналистов) - July 21st, 2020

Премия Fetisov Journalism Awards — самая щедрая международная премия по журналистике. Открыт период подачи заявок на участие в конкурсе 2020 года.

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Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020 for Journalists worldwide (Total prize of 520,000 CHF)

Opportunity Desk (OD) -  June 18th, 2020

Applications for the Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020 are now open. The Fetisov Journalism Awards aims to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better.

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Journalism contest accepting nominations [Worldwide]

International Journalists' Network IJNet - June 5th, 2020

Journalism organizations and journalists are invited to nominate journalists for this award.

Russian philanthropist Gleb Fetisov organizes the Fetisov Journalism Awards. This competition aims to recognize journalists for their contribution to the promotion of universal human values and extraordinary heroism.

The contest has four categories: contribution to peace, contribution to civil rights, investigative reporting and environmental journalism.

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Concurso internacional de jornalismo busca nomeações: Read more (Portuguese)

Concurso de periodismo acepta nominaciones [Mundial]: Read more (Spanish)

Appel à participation d'un concours international [Monde]: Read more (French)

 

Reconocen investigación de periodista de La Hora

("La Hora" Journalist's Investigation Recognized)

by Mariela Castañón

La Hora - May 23rd, 2020

Recientemente el Fetisov Journalism Award, con sede en Suiza, escogió un reportaje de la periodista de La Hora, Mariela Castañón, para ser parte de un compilatorio de trabajos periodísticos que será entregado a diferentes organizaciones de periodismo en el mundo.

Castañón fue nominado en la categoría de reportaje de investigación sobresaliente por el tema: “Trata sexual, un delito denunciado en el Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción”, publicado por este medio en 2018.

La Hora además de reconocer su trabajo, dedicación y trayectoria, realizó una entrevista a la periodista para profundizar en varios aspectos de la investigación realizada, motivaciones y visión a futuro.

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Apply for Fetisov Journalism Awards

I-79 Media Consults - May 11th, 2020

DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2020 ― Representatives of professional journalism organisations (unions/associations/societies) and freelance journalists are eligible to apply for the 2020 Fetisov Journalism Awards.

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'Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020', al via il contest che premia il giornalismo d'eccellenza

(Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020, the contest that rewards journalism of excellence is now underway)

FNSI, Italy – May 5th, 2020

«I riconoscimenti saranno assegnati ai giornalisti che si occupano delle dure realtà della vita moderna e contribuiscono con il loro lavoro a difendere l'interesse pubblico», spiegano i promotori. Quattro le categorie in concorso. 520mila franchi svizzeri il montepremi complessivo.

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American journalist Philip Jacobson freed after prolonged detention in Indonesia

Mongabay.com - January 31st, 2020

Barbara Trionfi, executive director of the International Press Institute, presents second prize for the Fetisov Journalism Award's Excellence in Environmental Journalism category to Tom Johnson at a ceremony in Lucerne, Switzerland, on January 22, 2020. Jacobson was expected to attend the awards ceremony in Switzerland but couldn't due to his detainment. Jacobson and Johnson were honored for their work on “The secret deal to destroy paradise,” a 22-month investigative expose on the Tanah Merah project, which aimed to clear 2,800 square kilometers of forest for oil palm plantations in Papua, on the island of New Guinea. Photo courtesy of Fetisov Journalism Award.

…Barbara Trionfi, executive director of the International Press Institute, presents second prize for the Fetisov Journalism Award’s Excellence in Environmental Journalism category to Tom Johnson at a ceremony in Lucerne, Switzerland, on January 22, 2020. Jacobson was expected to attend the awards ceremony in Switzerland but couldn’t due to his detainment. Jacobson and Johnson were honored for their work on “The secret deal to destroy paradise,” a 22-month investigative expose on the Tanah Merah project, which aimed to clear 2,800 square kilometers of forest for oil palm plantations in Papua, on the island of New Guinea. 

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Reporter awarded internationally for investigative series

Winnipeg Free Press, Canada - January 22nd, 2020

“I hope to continue to draw attention to issues that have, for too long, been ignored or kept hidden,” Katie May said. (Ruth Bonneville / Free Press files)</p>

“I hope to continue to draw attention to issues that have, for too long, been ignored or kept hidden,” Katie May said. (Photo: Ruth Bonneville / Free Press files)

Katie May’s deep dive into northern Manitoba’s dysfunctional justice system has earned the Free Press reporter an international Fetisov Journalism Award.

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ICIR reporter Amos Abba emerges 3rd place winner of Fetisov Journalism Awards

The International Center for Investigative Reporting, ICIR - January 23rd, 2020

AMOS Abba, an oil and gas reporter at the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has bagged a Fetisov journalism award in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Fetisov Awards: A Russian billionaire just handed out the biggest-prize money for journalism

The Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA), Turkey - January 24th, 2020

On 22 January, a ceremony for the fırst-ever Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA) took place in the Schweizerhof Hotel in Lucerne, in a newly introduced grant-scheme sponsored by one of Russia’s richest man, Gleb Fetisov, yet which also had heads of some of the world’s most prestigious journalism organizations on its jury.

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"Los cuadernos de las coimas", investigación premiada en el Fetisov Journalism Awards

("The Notebooks of Corruption", investigation awarded at the Fetisov Journalism Awards)

La Nacion, Argentina - January 23rd, 2020

La investigación exclusiva de LA NACION , "Los cuadernos de las coimas", sobre las revelaciones de Oscar Centeno, chofer del exfuncionario Roberto Baratta que reveló la trama de corrupción en la obra pública nacional que se publicó en agosto de 2018, recibió un nuevo reconocimiento internacional al obtener el primer premio en el "Fetisov Journalism Awards" de Suiza, bajo la categoría de Reporte de Investigaciones Sobresalientes.

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Состоялась первая церемония награждения всемирной премии Fetisov Journalism Awards

(The First Fetisov Journalism Awards Ceremony Was Held)

Journalist Magazine, Russia - January 28th, 2020

22 января 2020 года в городе Люцерн, Швейцария состоялась первая церемония награждения ежегодной всемирной премии Fetisov Journalism Awards. Свое название премия получила в честь своего учредителя: бизнесмена, мецената и продюсера Глеба Фетисова.

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Indonesia palm oil investigation shortlisted for Fetisov Journalism Award

Mongabay.com – November 22nd, 2019

This week, the Fetisov Journalism Award announced its shortlist of features in contention for prizes this year, and a Mongabay report produced in collaboration with The Gecko Project is included in the “Excellence in Environmental Journalism” category.

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Fetisov Journalism Awards: Međunarodni konkurs za novinarsku nagradu

Dijalog.Net - September 18th, 2019

Nagrada će biti dodeljena najistaknutijim novinarima iz celog sveta koji doprinose promociji univerzalnih ljudskih vrednosti, kao i zbog odvažnosti koju su pokazali u radu na svojim istraživačkim pričama.

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Konkurs za novinarsku nagradu fondacije „Fetisov“, najveći nagradni fond u istoriji novinarstva

(Fetisov Journalism Awards, the largest prize fund in the history of journalism)

Journalists' Association of SerbiaSeptember 18th, 2019

Humanitarna fondacija „Fetisov“ iz Ženeve raspisala je međunarodni konkurs za novinarsku nagradu Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA). Rok za dostavljanje prijava je 1. oktobar 2019. godine.

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Poziv na konkurs fondacije “Fetisov”: Najviši nagradni fond u istoriji novinarstva

(Call for the competition of the Fetisov Foundation: The highest prize fund in the history of journalism)

BH Novinari, Bosnia and Herzegovina - September 13th, 2019

Sarajevo, 13.09.2019. – Udruženje BH novinari poziva sve zainteresirane novinare iz Bosne i Hercegovine da prijave svoje tekstove na takmičenje za nagrade Fetisov Journalism Awards (FJA), koje dodjeljuje humanitarna fondacija „Fetisov“ sa sjedištem u Ženevi.

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International journalism award accepting entries

UNIFOR, Canada - September 4th, 2019

“Unifor is proud to be participating in this award program. Journalism is vital to a strong democracy and the stories reporters write play an essential role in helping us understand the complex and important issues facing us today,” said Unifor National President Jerry Dias.

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Konkurišite za novinarsku nagradu Fetisov do 1. oktobra

(Apply for the Fetisov Journalism Awards by October 1st)

Analiziraj.ba, Bosnia and Herzegovina - August 29th, 2019

Na ovaj konkurs mogu se prijaviti novinari iz cijelog svijeta, a ukupan fonda za nagrade predstavlja najveću novčanu nagradu u historiji novinarstva.

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New journalism contest accepting nominations [Worldwide]

IJNet - August 21st, 2019 

Journalism organizations are invited to nominate journalists for this award.

Russian philanthropist Gleb Fetisov has launched the Fetisov Journalism Awards. This new competition aims to recognize journalists for their contribution to the promotion of universal human values and extraordinary heroism.

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Fetisov Journalism Awards

Club Suisse de la Presse – Geneva Press Club

The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 Luzern, Applications are accepted from August 10th, 2019 (00:01 GMT) to October 1st, 2019. A shortlist of finalists will be defined by the Expert Council in the period between October 1st and November 20th, 2019.

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Deadline: Fetisov Journalism Awards

The Society of Environmental Journalists

Russian philanthropist Gleb Fetisov has launched the Fetisov Journalism Awards. This new competition aims to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better.

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