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DPA’s Antje Homburger receives EANA quality journalism award

Award established in honor of Bulgarian News Agency Director General Maxim Minchev

Ahmet Gencturk   | 08.10.2021
DPA’s Antje Homburger receives EANA quality journalism award


German news agency DPA's editor-in-chief and head of news Antje Homburger has received the EANA Maxim Minchev Quality Agency Journalism Award 2021, the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) said on Friday.

Homburger received the award for DPA's Infokanal project.

The award in the name of BTA’s Director General Maxim Minchev, who died in 2020, was conferred by the interim head of Bulgarian Embassy in Vienna Albena Getova.

"It is an honor for Bulgaria to have EANA award after the name of a Bulgarian like Maxim Minchev," said BTA Director General Kirli Valchev while addressing EANA’s General Assembly.

Valchev said that Minchev "left us the legacy to find the best future for the news through the news agencies. We must continue the battle of true news against fake news."​​​​​​​

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