a story still to tell: Mauro Rostagno

The annual A Story Still to Tell award invites the submission of short articles and/or videos on the circumstances surrounding the murder of an Italian journalist. The 2012 award is dedicated to the memory of Mauro Rostagno. The award is kindly supported by UniCredit.

Mauro Rostagno, a journalist of the Sicilian radio station RTC, was killed in an ambush in 1988. No one has been convicted for his murder.

The 2007 first edition of the award was dedicated to Ilaria Alpi and Miran Hrovotin, the 2008 second edition to Enzo Baldoni, the 2009 third edition to Giancarlo Siani, journalist of the Naples daily Il Mattino murdered in Naples in 1985 at the age of 26 while investigating local organised crime, the 2010 fourth edition to Maria Grazia Cutuli, journalist of the Italian daily Corriere della Sera killed in an explosion in Afghanistan in 2001 and the 2011 fifth edition to Peppino Impastato, anti-Mafia activist and radio speaker killed in a bomb explosion in Sicily in 1978. The award is open to university students, journalism school students and journalists under the age of 30. The total prize money is 5,000 euros. The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2012. The winners will be presented with the award during the 2012 festival.

Download competition details (in Italian)