The Big Square Piazza Maggiore Bologna
The Big Square in Bologna, a metaphor for the ideal of a peaceful, diverse community space—and the name of the new journalism prize announced in March, 2019. Photo courtesy of Anita Malina, shared CC 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

AUGUST, 2019—The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) and the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII (FSCIRE), an Italian research institute focused on religious studies, are launching a new award for religion reporting, the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award. The new prize will honor the work of journalists in newspapers, magazines or news websites that publish regularly in Europe, including Iceland and Russia, and the countries surrounding the Mediterranean basin.

How to Enter the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award Program

THE ONLINE ENTRY PAGE contains a general introduction to the new program. Scroll down and you will find boxes where you can submit your information, plus a final area where you can submit your story from your computer. So the page is easy to remember, the URL is short:

GOT MORE QUESTIONS? We already have responded to many Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this new award program.

CARE TO LEARN MORE? The award program originally was announced this spring. Here is the IARJ news story about that news.