Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017

Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.

Prize Information

  • The winner will receive $10,000 USD.
  • The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The prize will be awarded to a currently working journalist (or a team of journalists working on an in-depth series) who has demonstrated excellence in rule of law reporting.
  • The journalist’s work (as demonstrated through key examples of their writing) will be judged on how effectively they have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.
  • Nominees can be from any country in the world, but entries must be in English or have been translated into English.
  • Anyone can nominate a journalist, including self-nominations/applications.

How to Apply

To nominate a journalist, please send an email with the following information:

  • Name of journalist
  • Contact information, if known
  • Key examples of work, including recent work (send working links or attach PDF). Please include English translations if the writing is not originally in English.
  • Reason you believe this journalist’s writing has demonstrated excellence in rule of law reporting and has directly contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.
  • Your name
  • Your email address

For more information, please visit Anthony Lewis Prize.

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