Europe Minister presents prize for European journalism

European Union – Presentation of the Louise Weiss Prize for European Journalism by M. Clément Beaune – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson (excerpt)

Paris, 30 September 2020

Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, presented the Louise Weiss Prize for European Journalism on 30 September at 6.30 p.m. at the Quai d’Orsay.

This prize was created in 2005 by the French section of the Association of European Journalists with the active support of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and is aimed at encouraging journalists to provide more in-depth and more instructional coverage of European issues. It pays tribute to Louise Weiss (1893-1983), a committed journalist and European, who worked on pioneering projects to promote peace, French-German rapprochement and European unity.

This year’s winners are as follows:

Analysis category: Hélène Hug and Loïc Lemoigne for “Hongrie: la montée des populismes” [“Hungary: The rise of populism”] (Avenue de l’Europe (France 3)).

News report category: Vincent Mongaillard for “L’Europe, ça m’a ouvert l’esprit” [“Europe opened my mind”] (Le Parisien).

Young journalist category: Claire Corrion for “Je t’aime à l’européenne” [“I love you in a European way”] (Les Haut-Parleurs (TV5 Monde)).

Special Jury Award: Pierre Trouvé for “Histoire du Brexit” [“History of Brexit”] (Le Monde). (…)./.

Published on 01/10/2020

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