Abierta la edición 2010 del Premio Latinoamericano de Periodismo de Investigación

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat



El Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS) y Transparency International (TI) han abierto el periodo de inscripción para el Premio Latinoamericano de Periodismo de Investigación dirigido a los mejores trabajos periodísticos sobre temas de interés público publicados durante el 2010 en prensa, radio, televisión e internet en América Latina y El Caribe.

Lanzado en 2002, el Premio busca reconocer el trabajo de los periodistas que hayan contribuido a aumentar la transparencia en temas relacionados con el sector público, empresarial o gasto social.

Los ganadores del primer premio recibirán US$15,000, del segundo US$10,000 y del tercero $5,000. Los ganadores y menciones especiales serán anunciados en septiembre durante la Conferencia Latinoamericana de Periodismo de Investigación (COLPIN) en Guayaquil, Ecuador.

El jurado está compuesto por reconocidos periodistas de investigación de la región: Marcelo Beraba (Estado de Sao Paulo, Brasil), Gustavo Gorriti (IDL reporteros, Perú), Gerardo Reyes (Miami Herald, EE.UU) and Tina Rosenberg (The New York Times, EE.UU).

Los periodistas colombianos Ricardo Calderón, Alejandro Santos, Alfonso Cuélla, Luz María Sierra y Carlos Eduardo Huertas de la revista Semana recibieron el primer premio de la edición de 2009 por sus investigaciones de escuchas ilegales del Departamento Adminstrativo de Seguridad.

Para más información sobre el Premio, patrocinado por la Fundación Open Society Institute y la Fundación Ford, visite IPYS.
Los candidatos pueden postular hasta el 14 de Mayo de 2011.


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