Award Winners

2021

Audio

Silver

"Rising COVID cases and vaccine doubt" Feb. 3, 2021

SciDev.Net

"Debunking COVID-19 myths and remedies" Feb. 10, 2021

SciDev.Net

"Science and you: Africa's COVID-19 vaccines" Feb. 17, 2021

SciDev.Net

In a three-part series for the Africa Science Focus podcast of SciDev.Net―an online news site that covers science for the developing world―a team of London-based editors and Africa-based reporters in Ethiopia, Zambia and Malawi described how coronavirus cases and deaths had increased across Sub-Saharan Africa, how misinformation was spreading and affecting vaccine confidence, and how health specialists in Africa were mounting vaccination programs while also trying to calm patient fears. The judges praised the series as a great example of journalism in service to the community. “This...Read more