The David Gistau Journalism Award receives 350 candidates in its second edition

The David Gistau Journalism Award already has candidates for its second edition. At 14 o'clock yesterday, the process of presenting the articles of opinion t

The David Gistau Journalism Award receives 350 candidates in its second edition

The David Gistau Journalism Award already has candidates for its second edition. At 14 o'clock yesterday, the process of presenting the articles of opinion that opt for the award who deliver a vocent and publishing university in honor of the deceased journalist and articulist, who developed a large part of his career in generalist headers - the world and ABC - of both groups, with 350 journalistic works.

It will be among all those pieces of opinion published in printed press (166) and digital (174) or retransmitted by radio (8) and television (2) among which the jury should designate a new winner. In its first edition, the award distinguished the work of Alberto Olmos and its article in the confidentiality that the poor should know: Instructions for when you lose everything for «Irenony and sensitivity» to "address a social scourge" as the so-called queues of hunger «without falling in sentimentalisms or slogans»

This award, created as a tribute as a result of the death of Gistau in February 2020, distinguishes "quality, independent, honest and brave journalism" and has the sponsorship of the ACS, MAPFRE, Santander and Telefónica Foundation. There are all those values that had incarnate during their 20 years of profession, the Journalist Madrid, who apart from his opinion articles in the world and ABC was also a reporter in Afghanistan during the war, covered the South African World Cup, who won The Spanish team, and collaborated as a radiophonic tertuliano in zero wave programs and the COPE chain.

The proposals to opt for the award of 10,000 euros, which is the economic endowment of this award, have been presented through a PDF file or a downloadable link by the author or authors, for the direction of the environment in which they were published and by institutions or people of recognized prestige in the sector of journalism and culture as long as its publication occurs in the period between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 in some means of communication.

Now, once all the candidacies have been filed, it will take place on October 14 at 10.30 a.m. to a first selection where the best jobs will be valued. And, once this first criba occurs, during the second week of November, on a date still to be determined, the winner of the journalistic award will finally choose.

That decision will fall on eight experts in the area of opinion: four of editorial unit and four of vocent. On the part of the publisher of the world, Jorge Bustos will be, Emilia Landaluce, Rafael Latorre and Antonio Lucas and by the company to which ABC belongs will be responsible for this process Juan Manuel de Prada, Mar Cohnen, Lorenzo Silva and Alberto Aguirre de Charcer.

The article and the author who has the favor of the members of the jury will be the winners of the second edition of the David Gistau Journalism Award.

Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 13:58

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