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BUET student wins 2021 Global Media Competition Prize

Staff Correspondent

2 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) has bagged the 2021 Global Media Competition Prize in infographics category.

Taorem Sananu won 2nd place in the completion for her work titled ‘Tobacco Is Not Going Down Alone’ that depicts the tobacco industry as a sinking ship without life-saving equipment – taking innocent lives and damages nature as it sinks, said a press release.

The winners of the 2021 Global Media Competition (GMC) ‘Lies & Cover-Ups: Time to Make Tobacco Pay’, was announced on Monday by the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), a partner of STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog

Twelve global winners were selected from more than 700 entries from over 50 countries by a jury panel comprised of visual media professionals and communications experts from global public health organisations and by online voting.