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Saturday, March 17, 2018

The defense Ministry announced a competition for military journalists “MEDIA-as-2018”

For the fourth time the Russian defense Ministry announced the launch of a creative competition of journalists working for defence.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Apply for the all-Russian media festival “MEDIA-as-2018”, everyone can. To submit materials, which were placed in national and regional print, audiovisual and electronic media, as well as original content published in social networks and blogs devoted to the activities of the Armed Forces.

The defense Ministry explained that the main goal of the festival is to encourage the media, military experts, representatives of mediaprofi, the public and bloggers who cover military issues.

In 2018, the winners will be awarded in nine categories, including such as: “Power words” for the best material in the print media, “Best shots” for best news report and the “Breakthrough” for the best debut of the year.

All-Russian media festival “MEDIA-as” the first to be staged in 2015 under the initiative of Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu. The first winner of the contest, received the cherished statuette in the category best material in the print media was posted by “MK”.

In three years the festival was attended by several thousand Russian journalists. Only in 2017, the competition received more than 800 journalists from all over the country, among which was first materials in national languages.

Traditionally, the best of war correspondents awards the Ministry of defence, chief editor of the Central TV channels, print publications and news agencies, politicians, famous athletes and public figures. The finale of the festival press is held in the spring at the National defense control center.


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