Thomas Aue Sobol nominated for Timbuktu Award

Thomas Aue Sobol has been nominated for the biggest journalist prize in Denmark, the Timbuktu Award, writes Danish Church Aid in a press release 13th of May 2010. The prize of 100.000 Danish kroner (17.000 USD) is awarded for critical journalism from developing countries. The two other nominees are photographer and journalist Jørn Stjerneklar and DanWatch - an ethical watchdog that monitors the social responsibility of Danish and multinational corporations. The award was initiated in 2009 and last years winner was Tom Heinemann. This year, 21 submissions were made for a total of 13 candidates.

The prize ceremony will take place at the Danish Union of Journalists in Copenhagen 7th of June 2010.

Read more about the Timbuktu award here