Anglican Journal wins award for special report on WACC's work

By Solange Desantis on April 10, 2013

Canada's Anglican Journal won ten awards at the Associated Church Press convention held in Indianapolis April 4-6, including an honorable mention for a special report on the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC).

The four-page report -- "Communication and Human Rights” by Diana Swift -- was published in December 2012.

Swift's articles covered a number of WACC initiatives, including:

  • Advocating for the "right to public memory" for vulnerable people worldwide living with the memories of atrocities and oppression,
  • Changing societies where people do not have the right to listen, view, read or be heard,
  • Supporting the communication of human rights through the arts,
  • Strengthening networks of communication,
  • Training indigenous people in Bolivia on modern communication methods,
  • Working with partners to promote acceptance of people with HIV/AIDS,
  • Monitoring gender coverage in the media.

The full report may be found here.

The Journal also won awards for design, website, columnists, photography and general excellence. More information can be found here.

April 10, 2013
Categories:  Features

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