3rd edition

18 october 1996 — 19 october 1996


Creation of the Students’ Prize (television).Its mission? To make young people aware of the job of international correspondents and to offer them an insight into international news. Initially open to high schools in Bayeux.

1996 Jury Chair

Jean Daniel, pen name of Jean Daniel Bensaïd, born July 21, 1920 in Blida, Algeria and died February 19, 2020 in Paris, is a French writer and journalist. He is the founder (1964), director and columnist of the Nouvel Observateur.

1996 Results

Written Press

Patrick de Saint Exupéry – LE FIGARO “Afghanistan, a country devastated by war“


James Nachtwey – MAGNUM for TIME MAGAZINE “Afghanistan, the forgotten conflict“


George Allagiah – BBC “Civil war in Liberia“


Nicolas Poincaré – FRANCE INTER “Chechnya, state lie“

Ouest-France-Jean Marin Prize

Olivier Weber – LE POINT “Chechnya, the Russians in the quagmire“

Secondary School Students’ Prize

Eric Monier – FRANCE 2 “Cana Massacre” – LEBANON