Following from Mr. Sashi,
Journalists from the Open Magazine, The Week, The Telegraph and Sahara Times Magazine bagged the top spots for the PII-ICRC Awards for the Best Print Media Article focused on humanitarian issues. A freelancer photojournalist and a photographer fromThe Hindu won awards in the Best Photograph category.
In print category, Sohini Chattopadhyay of Open Magazine won the First Prize, while Lakshmi Subramanian of The Week was awarded the Second Prize. Pervez Majeed Lone of Sahara Times and Sumir Karmakar from The Telegraph jointly shared the Third Prize.
In the Best Photograph category, photojournalist Pattabi Raman won the Second prize while the third prize went to Manob Chowdhury of The Hindu. The first prize in the Best Photograph category was not awarded this year.
All the prizes were presented on November 26 at a glittering function held at the India International Centre in New Delhi after a panel discussion on the theme, Reporting on the Fate of Victims of Armed Violence. The session was moderated by guest of honour Prem Shankar Jha. The panelists, comprising the jury members, were columnists and senior journalists Pamela Philipose, Shreekumar Varma and Ranjona Banerji.
More details at: http://pressinstitute.in/
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