To promote professional practices in journalism in Hong Kong through recognizing the contributions of distinguished journalists.
Submissions must have been published or broadcast in Hong Kong-based print, electronic or online news media during the two-year period from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
Submissions are evaluated according to three criteria: (1) Content; (2) Presentation; and (3) Social Impact.
Entries can be submitted by journalists or by news organizations on behalf of their journalists. Both individual and group work are accepted. For group work, please provide the names of team members. No more than two entries per journalist are accepted. Each team member of a group work is considered to have submitted one entry.
A piece of work can be submitted only once, regardless of the category.
A submission comprising a series of pieces is accepted as one entry only if the pieces are parts that make up the whole reporting.
Self-published works are not accepted.
The content of submissions must be fact-based. Challenges to the fairness or accuracy of the submitted works, if any, must be declared at the submission.
The organizer reserves the right for the final interpretation of all rules and regulations of the Award. The power of final adjudication of the Rules rests with the organizer.