2016 Eligibility & Rules

2016 ELIGIBILITY & RULES

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY, AS SOME PROCEDURES HAVE CHANGED

CLICK TO SUBMIT ENTRIES - DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 AT 11:59:59 P.M. PST

ELIGIBILITY

1 - Any journalist or media outlet (print, digital or broadcast) may enter submissions on a subject related to business, finance and/or economics.

2 - Individual authors may submit a maximum of two (2) submissions.

3 - Authors with joint bylines may submit a maximum of three (3) submissions.

4 - Each outlet is limited to two (2) submissions per category. 

5 - The same submission may only be entered a maximum of two (2) times.

6 - Consideration is limited to items/elements published or broadcast in the United States in the calendar year 2015.

7 - Any significant challenge to the honesty, accuracy or fairness of an entry in any category, as well as responses to the challenge, should be included in the submission. Published letters of complaint, corrections or retractions are examples of items relevant to the judging process.

8 - All entries must be submitted online.

CLICK TO SUBMIT ENTRIES - DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 AT 11:59:59 P.M. PST 

ALL COMPETITION CATEGORY RULES

1 - Each submission shall consist of no more than five (5) elements for each category.

2 - You may choose to have elements of the same type or combine types of elements in your submission.

3 - Element types, are as follows: individual print article(s), video/audio segments (television, radio, podcasts or online video), digital print, online or visual element, blog or photo.

4 - Supplemental (unpublished) material will not be accepted.

5 - All print, digital or online elements of the submission must be submitted in a single PDF file.

6 - Additionally, working URL(s) for all online and video/audio elements must be included in the fields provided on the submission form.

7 - For video/audio elements, each organization/submitter is required to "host" their own video or audio elements and provide working URLs to a webpage where the embedded video/audio will play.

8 - The first page of your PDF file should include a Cover Letter for the Judges.

9 - The second page of your PDF file should include: the Title of your submission, the Category in which it is being submitted, and a numbered List of Elements with their active URLs (if applicable).

10 - Any significant challenge to the honesty, accuracy or fairness of an entry in any category, as well as responses to the challenge, should be included in the submission. Published letters of complaint, corrections or retractions are examples of items relevant to the judging process and should be noted in your Cover Letter or List of Elements and included in your submission.

CLICK TO SUBMIT ENTRIES - DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016 AT 11:59:59 P.M. PST

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
& LAWRENCE MINARD EDITOR AWARD SUBMISSIONS RULES

1 - Please be prepared to provide the nominee's name, title and organization.

2 - In a single PDF file, please provide the following:

a.   Biography of the nominee.

b.   Minimum of three (3) letters of support or a maximum of five (5) letters of support. (The letters of support should be compelling and provide a justification for the nomination. For editor award submissions only: There should be letters of support from journalists whose work the nominee has edited, with a description of how the work was enhanced by the nominee's input.)

4 - You may nominate more than one journalist and/or editor.

5 - All nominations must be submitted online.

 


 

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