New Grants for Cross Border Investigations

Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Berlin School of Journalism has launched a new program for cross border journalism: ‘Reporters in the Field’. It’s open to investigative reporters from the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Kosovo, Hungary , Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Republic…

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Nearly 1,000 Investigative Reporters to Lillehammer


Nearly a thousand investigative journalists from a record 100 countries will converge on the Olympic city of Lillehammer, Norway, for the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference ( #GIJC15 ) on October 8-11, 2015. Held once every two years, the GIJC is the world’s largest international gathering of investigative journalists. The event, first held in 2001, has grown…

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SCOOP’ers from 4 Countries to GIJC


Reporters from more than 100 countries have now registered for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in October in Lillehammer – and SCOOP can send reporters from four countries to learn, listen and network with colleagues from the rest of the world. Names are still uncertain, but SCOOP Russia will participate with five journalists from Nortwest Russia.…

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Journalist Killed in Azerbaijan

Azeri freelance journalist Rasim Aliyev has died in a Baku hospital from the injuries he received when he was lured into an ambush and beaten on August 8. Aliyev was hospitalized with broken ribs and loss of hearing in the left ear. He said thathe had been the target of an ambush organized by a person…

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SCOOP Seeks Coordinators in Russia

SCOOP Russia welcomes applications for four positions as regional coordinators in North West Russia. SCOOP Russia is a network and a support structure for investigative journalism in North West Russia. SCOOP supports investigative journalists with funds and training in order to improve investigative journalism and provide international insight for the participants. SCOOP Russia is financed by…

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2015 Prizes for best Data Journalism Awarded

LuxLeaks and SwissLeaks were awarded the prestigious title of “Best Investigation of the Year” in the “Big Newsroom” category, when the Data Journalism Awards were awarded during the Global Editors Network Summit. 78 projects were nominated for the different categories – see the 14 winners and the projects on the GEN website.   …

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