Goldsmith Book Prize
About the Award
The Goldsmith Book Prize is awarded to the trade and academic book published in the United States in the last 24 months that best fulfills the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy. Recent Goldsmith Book Prizes have been awarded to books about political journalism, the history of news, news and political polarization, internet freedom, local news and digital democracy. Books that are not on the topic of media and politics will not be considered. Please view examples of past winners.
Rules and Information
Deadline for submissions for the 2020 Goldsmith Book Prize was December 1, 2019. Entries for the 2020 Goldsmith Book Prize must have been published between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2019. Books outside the defined category are not eligible for an award and will not be reviewed by the award committee. All submissions must be in English. Edited volumes will not be accepted. $5,000 is awarded to the winner in each category.