Journalism awards

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Rosemary Goodchild Award for excellence in journalism

Deadline: 06/03/15

Stories covering a range of issues from homophobia in schools to the treatment of abortion on TV and in films and asexuality were picked as finalists for the Rosemary Goodchild Award.

Set up in memory of Rosemary, a former FPA press officer who died of ovarian cancer in 1988, the award recognises the best sexual health journalism articles which have been written by print and online journalists.

The award carries a £500 prize and will be announced at the UK Sexual Health Awards in central London on Friday 6 March.

The finalists are:

The Asexuals by Alix O'Neill, Marie Claire

The primary headteacher attacked for trying to tackle homophobia by Rachel Williams, Guardian Education

Ask an adult: Is there a medical reason we actually need chocolate when we’ve got PMS? by Sophie Wilkinson, The Debrief

Men and boys get raped too by Theo Merz, Daily Telegraph

To breed or not to breed? One woman’s ambivalence about having children by Lindsay Frankel, Daily Telegraph

Breaking the taboo of abortion on TV and film by Gillian Orr, The Independent

Women forced to run gauntlet of abortion zealots by Fionola Meredith, Belfast Telegraph

Let’s talk about sex: teachers back call for sex education to be compulsory by Jane Martinson, Guardian Education.


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newsawards 2015

Deadline: 29/04/15

The Newspaper Awards, now known as newsawards 2015, are in their 19th year. They are the only awards that are dedicated to celebrating the best in news media print, technology and business innovation.

All the categories for newsawards 2015 will be divided into highly focused sections reflecting the key areas of news media publishing – Print, Digital and Business.

Entry Form available early December.

Venue: Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, London W2

Sponsors include:
Include Fujifilm, AGFA Premier, The Aktrion Group, The Kodak Award

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Telephone: +44 1869 340351

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