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16th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition

Here are the rules and regulations: 1. The theme for the 16th International Editorial Cartoon Competition is: The “right” to be forgotten In a 2014 decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union, a Spanish lawyer was granted the right to have a previous brush with justice deleted from Google search on his name. While protection of one’s privacy is an essential right, erasing public records could have untold consequences. Could this decision jeopardize the reliability of the Internet and make research by journalists and historians impossible? Could this precedent lead to the breakdown of the Internet and the creation of national networks vulnerable to state censorship? Prizes: three prizes will be given: a first prize of $1000 plus a Certificate from Canadian UNESCO, second and third prizes of $500. All sums are in Canadian dollars. Ten additional cartoons will receive an ‘Award of Excellence,’ Regrettably no financial […]