The international Palestinian conference for media and communications has established a special award, which will be rewarded with the most creative stories about Palestinian lands. It was called «the award for media creativity of Palestine.»
According to the founders, the award will be given for creativity, promoting understanding of Palestinian life in the past and the present, the rejection of formalism and the usual formulations.
«We want to pay tribute to journalists who show creativity in the noble cause of protecting the Palestinian interests, and at the same time to increase the motivation of young Palestinians to raise the level of inventiveness, conveying the Palestinian narrative,» — said the head of the conference, Hisham Qassem.
The TV channel «al Jazeera» reports that the award, which has three degrees will be awarded every two years. First prize will amount to 15,000 dollars. Winners will be announced in the spring of 2018.