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Israeli charity takes special award at One World

The Jerusalem-based charity B'Tselem won the Special Award at the One World Media Awards for its Camera Distribution Project, a program that gives Palestinians the equipment to record human rights violations committed in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The Special Award goes to media projects or organizations that are working on the ground in developing nations and is sponsored by the Institute of Development Studies. In addition, Jonathan Miller of Channel 4 News was awarded Broadcast Journalist of the Year, Joe Berlinger's Crude won the International Documentary Award and BBC2's Iran and the West: The Pariah State took the TV Documentary Award. For the full list of winners visit the One World Media Awards website.
June 24, 2009

The Jerusalem-based charity B’Tselem won the Special Award at the One World Media Awards for its Camera Distribution Project, a program that gives Palestinians the equipment to record human rights violations committed in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The Special Award goes to media projects or organizations that are working on the ground in developing nations and is sponsored by the Institute of Development Studies. In addition, Jonathan Miller of Channel 4 News was awarded Broadcast Journalist of the Year, Joe Berlinger’s Crude won the International Documentary Award and BBC2′s Iran and the West: The Pariah State took the TV Documentary Award. For the full list of winners visit the One World Media Awards website.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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