NEFEJ calls entrees for NayaPusta/Shailee essay competition on media literacy

Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) and Shailee Theatre has jointly organized NayaPusta/ Shailee National Essay Competition on Media and Information Literacy.

First Prize: NPR 15,000
Second Prize for First Runner Up: NPR 10,000
Third Prize for Second Runner Up: NPR 5,000

Information through the Internet is a medium of revolution but it is also the main source for fake information and propaganda. The only way to identify the factualness of news is through Media Literacy. The main aim of this essay competition is to understand how aware the children are towards Media Literacy and also understand their level of critical thinking.

Topic for the Essay: Media Literacy in Nepal

To take part in the competition, an essay of about 500 words but not exceeding 1000 words, either handwritten, typed or video recorded, can be sent. In case of the requirement of video recordings, it is compulsory to send the essay in typed or handwritten format.

Eligibility for Application: Students from Grade 9 to Grade 11

The essays can be sent to Shailee Theatre’s email id [email protected] from 5th Ashar to 20th Ashar, 2076 (19th June to 4th July, 2020).

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