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About The Project

My Impact is international project aiming at strengthening the belief among Gen Z members that they really do have an impact on the real world and can act to change it if needed. We want to give a sense of empowerment to young people and highlight their actions.

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Competition

Be Active! Be Your Change!

Journalism for Amplifying the Activism: Innovating Social Impact through Media

In this competition, we invite young people interested in journalism from across the European Union to showcase the transformative potential of activism by leveraging new media and innovative journalistic formats to educate and engage audiences on critical issues like mental health, ecology, and social engagement. We believe that by harnessing the power of digital platforms and creative storytelling, individuals can make a significant impact on society.

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Journalistic Activism in Action: Show how you utilize new media and innovative journalistic formats to educate and engage people on topics such as mental health and ecology. Show us how you've effectively leveraged online platforms to increase awareness and drive meaningful conversations around these issues.

Engaging Content Creation: Present strategies for creating compelling content on important social issues, emphasizing the importance of social engagement. Share your insights on crafting content that resonates with audiences, drives engagement, and inspires action.

Viral Impact: Share your "viral recipe" for spreading awareness and mobilizing support for important causes among young people. Explain why it's crucial to promote these issues in innovative ways and how your approach has led to tangible results or positive societal change.

Submit your project before June 30th for a chance to win your share of 38 420 euro prize pool.

Timeline

  • April 30th – June 30th

    Registration of Competitions Entry
  • June 30th

    End of the Competition
  • July 30th

    Winners Announcement
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Judging

  • Journalistic Excellence: The extent to which the entry demonstrates adherence to journalistic principles, including accuracy, objectivity, fairness, and thoroughness in reporting.
  • Creativity in Storytelling: The level of innovation and creativity exhibited in the storytelling approach. Judges will assess the use of multimedia elements, narrative techniques, and interactive features to engage and captivate audiences while effectively conveying the significance of the social issue addressed.
  • Ethical Standards: The demonstration of ethical conduct and integrity in journalism, including transparency, accountability, and respect for diverse perspectives.
  • Innovative Approaches: The degree of innovation and originality demonstrated in addressing social issues through journalistic means. Entries will be evaluated based on the use of new media technologies, data-driven approaches, and creative storytelling methods to effectively communicate complex issues and engage audiences.
  • Overall Presentation: The overall quality and effectiveness of the entry in conveying the importance and urgency of the social issue addressed, as well as the clarity, coherence, and persuasiveness of the argument presented. Judges will consider the overall impression and presentation style, including visual design, writing quality, and multimedia integration.

FAQ

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

  • This competition is open to all European Union countries.
  • Individuals or teams who are at least 18 years old but not more than 29 are eligible to participate.
  • You can submit your project either individually or as a team.
  • Employees of WP Media, Delfi, Pro TV, Net Info, and Index HR are not eligible to participate.

HOW TO participate?

  • To participate in the competition, you need to submit your project through the entry form.
  • In case of any questions or queries, you can send us an email at my-impact@grupawp.pl.

What projects are NOT eligible for the competition?

  • You must submit a description of a real documented action taken by you or your team to raise awareness of important social issues. Submitting only an idea of the project is not allowed.

What projects are NOT eligible for the competition?

  • You must submit a description of a real documented action taken by you or your team to raise awareness of important social issues. Submitting only an idea of the project is not allowed.

Can I submit more than one project?

  • Yes, you can submit up to five projects that you have implemented.

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