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International Press Cards issued by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) are now available via the Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin (IĠM).

The International Press Card is recognised in 130 countries.

For more information on the International Press Card follow this link: https://www.ifj.org/press-card.html

IĠM members can also apply for an IĠM Press Card. Download the applications forms (in .pdf or .docx format) and follow the instructions therein.

IĠM launches Journalism Awards 2019 – Regulations and Application Form

The Institute of Maltese Journalists (IĠM) has launched the Journalism Awards 2019.  Rules, Regulations and the relevant Application forms are downloadable from here:

NEW 29TH EDITION APPLICATION

NEW MALTA JOURNALISM AWARDS 2019

More details below.

The Event: The Malta Journalism Awards is an annual event organised by The Institute of Maltese Journalists, Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin (IĠM), with the support of a number of leading sponsors.

Aim: The aim of the Awards is to honour journalists or contributors whose work, published in the previous calendar year, contributed to the enhancement of the journalism profession in Malta.

Eligibility: All Maltese journalists and/or contributors to the media in Malta and abroad are eligible to participate in this contest. These works must have been published in any Maltese or foreign media during the previous calendar year (1 January-31 December, 2018).

Media include printed, broadcast – radio or TV – and electronic media. Submissions can also be made by any Editor or News Editor for any journalist or contributor, irrespective of whether that journalist or contributor is a member of his/her staff or not, as long as the Editor or News Editor obtains permission from that particular journalist or contributor.

Fees: Members of the Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin or Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports, who have a valid membership card and are up to date in their membership fees, participate free of charge. All other participants pay €50 to participate in the Awards.

Submissions: Every participant shall submit one entry in each category s/he wants to participate in, clearly indicating the date and medium of publication and the category in which the news item is competing.

Chairperson u Segretarju Ġenerali ġdid għall-IĠM

Kunsill IĠM 2018-2020

L-Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin għandu Kunsill ġdid li kien elett waqt il-Laqgħa Ġenerali Annwali li saret illum is-Sibt 28 ta’ Lulju 2018.  Fl-elezzjoni li saret skont l-istatut tal-IĠM, il-membri vvutaw biex jeleġġu tliet uffiċjali u erba’ membri li se jservu għas-sentejn li ġejjin.

Yannick Pace kien elett Chairperson; Nigel Mifsud kien elett Segretarju Ġenerali filwaqt li Mario Schiavone kien konfermat Teżorier.  Il-membri eletti huma Roderick Agius, Domenic Aquilina, Charles Camenzuli u Mario Xuereb.  Dan ifisser li l-Kunsill il-ġdid tal-IĠM għandu żewġ uffiċjali u tliet membri ġodda.

Waqt il-Laqgħa Ġenerali Annwali l-membri preżenti approvaw ir-Rapport Amministrattiv u r-Rapport Finanzjarju.

Fi tmiem il-laqgħa iċ-Chairperson tal-IĠM Yannick Pace irringrazzja lill-membri tal-fiduċja li wrew fih u sostna li l-IĠM se jaħdem b’impenn akbar biex jakkwista l-fiduċja tal-ġurnalisti Maltin u biex ikompli jsaħħaħ il-professjoni.

L-IĠM jirringrazzja lil Norma Saliba li għal din l-aħħar sena serviet bħala Aġent Chairperson

KANDIDATI GĦALL-ELEZZJONI TAL-KUNSILL IL-ĠDID 2018-2020

Il-Konferenza Ġenerali bijennali tal-Istitut tal-Ġurnalisti Maltin (IĠM) se ssir nhar is-Sibt 28 ta’ Lulju biex fiha, fost affarijiet oħra jinħatar il-Kunsill il-ġdid li jrid imexxi lill-Istitut għas-sentejn li ġejjin.

Sakemm għalaq il-ħin tan-nominazzjonijiet, is-Segretarju Ġenerali kien irċieva dawn in-nominazzjonijiet:

Għall-kariga ta’ President: Yannick Pace

Segretarju Ġenerali:  Nigel Mifsud u Chris Peregin

Teżorier: Mario Schiavone

Membri: Roderick Agius, Domnic Aquilina, Charles Camenzuli, Tim Diacono u Mario Xuereb.

Fil-laqgħa mistennija tingħata informazzjoni dwar il-ħidma li għamel il-Kunsill fis-sentejn li għaddew u dettalji  dwar diskussjonijiet li għaddejjin dwar il-Liġi tal-Media u d-Defamazzjoni.

Il-Konferenza Ġenerali se ssir fl-10.30 a.m.  fl-Uffiċċju tal-IGM li jinsab f’numru 280, Triq ir-Republika l-Belt Valletta. Il-membri kollha huma mħeġġa li jattendu u jkunu fil-ħin.