At trade shows in Nuremberg and Hanover in the fall of 2008 and in spring 2009, almost 150 up-and-coming young journalists from school newspapers and campus media from all over Germany had researched material and written articles on all aspects of automation. The authors of the best articles and radio broadcasts received their prizes from MP Edelgard Bulmahn, Chairman of the Federal Committee for Industry and Technologies, in Hanover last Friday.
In this respect, the Technical Journalism Competition takes a very original, long-term approach", said Walter. The sustained support that companies provide for such competitions and the consistent way in which they organize them, especially in difficult economic conditions, are essential if the enthusiasm of young people for technology is to be awakened, said Walter.
Junge Presse of Lower Saxony and Junge Presse of North-Rhine Westphalia had also supported the competition as did the Verband Deutsche Fachpresse (German technical press association) and the RTL School of Journalism.
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