The LSA is accepting nominations for the Linguistics Journalism Award, which honors the journalist whose work best represents linguistics during the 12-month consideration period indicated in the call for nominations.  The award will be based on a single news story or body of work that reflects accuracy and timeliness as regards the material but is also appealing to nonspecialist audiences. Nominations may be submitted here for awards to be presented at the LSA’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City.

Works nominated for this award must have appeared between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017. The winner will be provided with transportation, housing, and a per diem and will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony. Selection of the award recipient will be made by a committee consisting of 2-3 members of the LSA Public Relations Committee (PRC) and the Executive Committee liaison to the PRC.

Logistics:

Frequency: As nominations warrant

Next Nomination Deadline:  July 1, 2017

Nominations must be accompanied by a digital file and/or URL of the news story and any other supporting material.

Eligibility: Nominations may be submitted by any individual or entity that wishes to do so, including members of the award selection committee. The news story must have been presented/published during the time period specified in the call for nominations. Nominations are particularly encouraged from LSA members, news organizations, journalists, and public relations professionals.

 

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