New Fellowship for Reporting on Lack of Energy

Eight journalists from around the world can win a fellowship to report on energy deficit and its causes in their region. Behind the initiative is Discourse Media in Vancouver, Canada, which has launched the Access to Energy Journalism Fellowship (AEJF) — a project aimed at enabling critical, deep reporting on energy poverty globally. The project aims…

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Journalists under Pressure can seek Refuge in Leipzig

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) has launched a Journalists-in-Residence-Programme. It provides a sanctuary, a scholarship, health insurance and a workplace for journalists who are threatened in their home country or work under pressure. Travel and visa-costs are covered by the program, as well as private health care, the accommodation and a monthly…

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Tajik Handbook of Good Investigations


Journalists in Tajikistan now have a new source of inspiration for investigative journalism. 10 good investigations, supported by SCOOP, are collected in a new book with interviews with the reporters behind the stories and a theoretical chapter with tips and advice. The initiative for the book is taken by former SCOOP coordinator, journalist Muhaiyo Nozimova, who…

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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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