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ICD 2013 student international multimedia news story contest

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The International Communication Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, AEJMC, announces its student contest in multimedia news story writing for the year 2012-2013. The contest is open to all undergraduate students.

Entries must be nonfiction, journalistic stories with multimedia support on a topic related to an international issue. The news story should have an international angle on a local story or it may be an international story with a local angle. It should be a written story submitted as a class assignment and/or published on the university Web site or on a news media Web site (stories published between April 7, 2012 and April 5, 2013 will be considered).

Stories will be judged based on criteria such as originality, news values, relevance of the story idea, journalistic merit and multimedia support. The story as well as the multimedia support should have been authored/executed by the same student.

ICD Competition & Award Winners 2012

The Stevenson Faculty Paper Competition

First Place: High Drama on the High Seas: Peace vs. War Journalism Framing of the Mavi Marmara Incident by Britain Eakin and Shahira Fahmy, both from University of Arizona

Second Place: Muslim Bloggers in Germany: An Emerging Counterpublic? by Stine Eckert, University of Maryland and Kalyani Chadha, University of Maryland College Park

Third Place: How they cover the world: A comparion of news predictors for the Associated Press, The New York Times and Reuters, by Beverly Horvit, University of Missouri;
Peter Gade, University of Oklahoma; and Liz Lance, University of Missouri.

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