Digital Heretics journalism award winners

The winners of the Digital Heretics Journalism Awards have just been announced.

The Award invites entries of online investigative journalism incorporating video, audio, text, photographs, animation (or a mix of these) which make innovative use of the internet (crowdsourcing, collaborative journalism, mash-ups, web 2.0, etc). The reportage must have been published in 2010 and can be in Italian or English. The award is sponsored by Google and has a total prize fund of 10,000 euros.

The first prize (€ 5,000) goes to the Wave Project, “a unique digital platform for young semi-urban Indian women to voice their perspectives on issues that matter through video blogs”. Two prizes of  2,500 each go to Goudou Goudou and L’Isola dei Cassintegrati.