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Arab Spring, influence of the social networks, new technical of report …

The information evolves, the Bayeux-Calvados Award deciphers

Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria… The Arab Spring marked the current events of 2011 and the engaged democratic process continues even today with elections to come. Unexpected, intense, it not only came to surprise the whole world but it also brought to light new forms of massive mobilization of the populations in particular young generations against the dictatorial power in position, via the social networks. Many people said it « It is a page of the history of the Arabic world that spelt ». Also a new era of the information around the conflicts with, in the front line, camera, pen or camera in hand: the war reporters.  

New forms of media, Arab Spring… It is in this context that Bayeux Calvados Award took back its recognized role and expected from "descrambler". A moment privileged to understand better the world which surrounds us. Radio, TV, print media, photography, Web journalism… More than reporters' hundreds, present in Bayeux, proposed to the public testimonies and poignant reports, exclusive documentaries. Live telephone links with the grounds of conflicts were also realized. This is the Bayeux-Calvados Award: the current events in direct origin of the ground, with the reporters, and offered to a multitude of glances. That of the passers-by in the street, confronted with big sized pictures , that of the spectators during the evenings debates or still that of the young people, about 4000 to have taken part in the event. Book fair, forum media, new exhibitions prolonged this opened window on the current events… Undoubtedly, for all, the space of week, the world seems closer and more concrete to us.

 

 

2011 winners

 

PHOTO CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Yuri KOZYREV - NOOR - Dépêches de Lybie - LIBYE
2nd Prize - Pedro PARDO - AFP - La guerre des cartels - MEXIQUE
3rd Prize - Rebecca BLACKWELL - ASSOCIATED PRESS - Guerre urbaine - CÔTE D'IVOIRE

 

WRITTEN PRESS CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Jon STEPHENSON - METRO MAGAZINE - Eyes wide shut - AFGHANISTAN
2nd Prize - Jean-Philippe REMY - LE MONDE - De la bata à la chute de Laurent Gbabo - CÔTE D'IVOIRE
3rd Prize - Mariana GREPINET - PARIS MATCH - Les femmes violées de Luvungi - RD du CONGO 

RADIO CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Etienne MONIN - FRANCE INFO - Tripoli Street 17 avril - LIBYE
2nd Prize - Hugh SYKES - BBC - Orchestre irakien - IRAK
3rd Prize - Richard PLACE - FRANCE INFO - Sur la route de la guerre - LIBYE

TELEVISION CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Alex CRAWFORD - SKY NEWS - La bataille de Zaouia - LIBYE
2nd Prize - Olivier SANTICCHI - TF1 - Tunisie, le chaos - TUNISIE
3rd Prize - Marie COLVIN et Paul CONROY - THE SUNDAY TIMES - Mission impossible à Misrata - LIBYE 

GRAND FORMAT TELEVISION CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Vaughan SMITH - Frontline Club / Al Jazeera - Blood and Dust - AFGHANISTAN

YOUNG REPORTER CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Sara HUSSEIN - AFP - La révolution libyenne - LIBYE

WEB JOURNALISM CATEGORY - INTERNATIONAL JURY
1st Prize - Sarah LEDUC et Zoé LAMAZOU - FRANCE 24 - Congo, la paix violée - RD du CONGO

TV CATEGORY LOWER NORMANDY SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ PRIZE
1st Prize - Alex CRAWFORD - SKY NEWS - La bataille de Zaouia - LIBYE
 

WRITTEN PRESS CATEGORY - OUEST-FRANCE - JEAN MARIN PRIZE
1st Prize - Mariana GREPINET - PARIS MATCH - Les femmes violées de Luvungi - RD du CONGO  

PHOTO CATEGORY - PUBLIC JURY
1st Prize - Yuri KOZYREV - NOOR - Dépêches de Lybie - LIBYE
 

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