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Award for excellence in media and communications

Asian Media Information Centre (AMIC) announces the AMIC Asia Communication Awards, 2011 to honour excellence in media and communications. Nominations are invited before December 31, 2010.

 

Intent

The AMIC Asia Communication Award recognizes outstanding achievement in research, education, institution building, and excellence in journalism and other media endeavors. Individuals of all nationalities are eligible for this award, which is given yearly at the AMIC annual meeting at the discretion of the AMIC board of directors.

Criteria

The AMIC Asia Communication Award recognizes lasting contributions under the following categories:

  • Research: Contributions to the body of media research, such as the launching and completion of major research projects or the development of enduring theoretical approaches to media and communications.
  • Education: Lasting contributions in nurturing successive generations of media, communications, or journalism students and scholars.
  • Institution building: Establishment of key communications and media programs, research centers, or academic journals.
  • Excellence in journalism: Whether online or in print—sustained contributions to public service and the highest journalistic principles.
  • Other media and communication contributions: From time to time the board may present the AMIC Communication Award to media practitioners for outstanding commitment and excellence in their field of endeavor.

Focus

An individual will be honored based on the impact that his or her work has had on Asian communications and media. The impact of the contribution can be focused on a single country within Asia, on a region within Asia, or on the whole of Asia. While the awardees need not be Asian, preference is accorded to regional actors.

Nominations

Nominations for the AMIC Asia Communication Award are accepted from any member in good standing with the association. Nominations, along with supporting documentation, are received from September 1st through December 31st of each year and should be addressed to the Secretary General of the Association, Dr. Sundeep R. Muppidi.

Contact

AMIC Asia Communication Award—Nominations 

c/o Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC)

#04-19, Nanyang Technological University

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information Building

31 Nanyang Link, Singapore 637718

Attn: Sundeep R. Muppidi, Office of the Secretary General

Tel: +65 6792-7570

fax: +65 6792-7129

e-mail: sundeepmuppidi@amic.org.sg 

homepage: www.amic.org.sg

A three-member selection committee reviews nominations and presents a recommendation to the AMIC board of directors. The board will convene to review nominations and render a decision on the year’s nominee. The decision of the board shall be by majority vote and is final. 

Previous awardees

Dr. John Lent, 2006

Prof. Eddie C. Y. Kuo, 2007

Dr. Nora Quebral and Dr. Florangel Braid, 2008

Dr. Binod Agrawal and Dr. K. E. Eapen, 2009

Dr. Hidetoshi Kato, 2010

 

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