Over the past three months, he went on, a lot of work has been done to ensure that the forthcoming event would be successful.
Weighing in on the selection process for the NJA, the Organizing Committee top es executive reminded reporters that every news outlet was asked to submit three of its best works.
He then added these entries for the Awards are subsequently forwarded to an independent panel of judges.
“We look for originality, its impact on our society, for the language, the presentation etc,” he said while stating that plagiarized works will ipso facto be red flagged.
Sise disclosed that this year’s Awards are made of 22 categories. ” We are improving on the number of categories depending on what we are seeing in the media,” he remarked.
Speaking earlier, GPU’s Haddija Jawara revealed that they have received more than 200 entries.
“We already have shortlisted some people,” she said.
She made it clear that the press union is resolutely committed to preserving the fairness of the entire process as the Organizing Committee carries out its mandate in complete independence.
Written by Abdoulie John