Nine candidates selected for the 2010 Media Support Fund
Maputo, August 19, 2010 - Mozambique’s Child-Friendly Media Network, a partnership between MISA-Mozambique and UNICEF, announced today the winning candidates for the 2010 Media Support Fund.
The Media Support Fund aims to support journalists and reporters in conducting investigative work on the situation of children in Mozambique, focusing on under-reported topics. The fund is available to members of the network working in mass media such as newspapers, television and radio as well as community-based media outlets across the country.
Every year, submissions are reviewed by MISA and UNICEF based on a set of criteria including:
The submissions selected for the 2010 Media Support Fund are:
Boaventura Paulo Mandlate
Celso Albertino Manguana
Jorge José Mirione
Lot Antonio Sigaúque
Marciano José Muba
Victorino Mario Joaquim Guem
About the network
The Child-Friendly Media Network (Rede de Comunicadores Amigos da Crianca) is a national network of journalists and communication professionals who are committed to, or have a particular interest in, documenting and reporting on social issues and child rights. The Network, which was established in 2007 with the support of MISA Mozambique and UNICEF, brings together more than 300 communication professionals across the country.
The network offers a range of resources and activities to its members, such as monitoring and analysis of the news coverage on children’s issues in the national press, a media support fund for journalists, trainings on key development issues, a web site that provides guidelines, story ideas, and publications to improve press coverage of children’s issues.
For more information, visit the web site network www.recac.org.mz or contact:
Celia Claudina Banze, MISA Mozambique
Gabriel Pereira, UNICEF