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Competition for Aspiring IT Journalists Started


On May 27, the 12th competition for professional and aspiring journalists who write about domains and digital technologies, DOT-journalism 2024 was launched on the main stage of RIF in the City 2024.

The competition is held by the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/. and the Russian Association of Electronic Communications with the support of the Smart Internet Foundation (Registry of the . (.DETI, which means children)).

This year, works for the competition are accepted in 4 main categories:

  • Milestones of Runet (the best publication for the 30th anniversary of .RU and Runet)
  • Domain Coffee Break - How the industry lives (reports on various industry events)
  • Domain (Un)Safety (publications on cybersecurity)
  • About Domains in Details (the best publication for the general reader)

In addition, a special nomination has been announced for authors under 18 years - aspiring IT journalists and bloggers. This year, young journalists can choose any of the nominations for professionals - we will evaluate the work in their age category, but the topics for the work are the same as for adults, Irina Danelia, Deputy Director of the Smart Internet Foundation, said. I believe that our competition has been performing an important function for many years, supporting the media covering Internet technologies.

Applications for the DOT-Journalism 2024 will be accepted until November 1, 2024, and the results will be summed up in December 2024 - the laureates will receive diplomas and valuable prizes.

More information about the competition, nominations and rules of participation can be found on the website