Who Should Receive an Investigative Prize?

Every second year the “Global Shining Light Award” is given to a work of investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$1,000, and a trip to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference to accept the award in front of hundreds…

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SCOOP Journalist Assaulted in Bishkek

Kyrgysz investigative tv journalist Bulat Satarkulov was attacked in his home in Bishkek on Saturday January 24th, writes Bishkek Post. Satarkulov, a former SCOOP grantee, was attacked by group of unknown people, beaten and had his camera stolen. Just a few hours before, he had been shooting a video piece with a young politician, Adil Turdukulov.…

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SCOOP Workshops in Northwest Russia

Are you an investigative journalist – or do you want to learn how to be one? SCOOP Russia, an international program for investigative journalism, invites potential participants to workshops in six cities in Northwest Russia. On the workshops, you can hear about the project and how you can apply for a working grant. If your project…

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SCOOP Russia Enters New Period

SCOOP Russia will continue for five more years, thanks to a grant from the Swedish development Agency SIDA: A call for applications for funding to investigative journalism projects will go out very soon. Please take your time thinking about the investigation that might be useful to your community and interesting to your audience and get ready…

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New National Awards in Ukraine

“Ukrainska pravda” and the Kyiv Post, with support from the US Embassy in Ukraine and the Danish Investigative reporting project SCOOP announce the establishment of the National Annual Award in the genre of investigative journalism and special reports. The award was established on the basis of the Competition for Young Investigative Journalists which was held in conjunction with…

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The corrupt president is gone. What do we do now?

The high level of corruption in Ukraine is the overall issue – both in the working groups and in the corridors at the ‘6th Annual National Conference of Investigative Journalists’ in Kyiv. 136 journalists from 10 countries are these days (Friday 5th  and Saturday 6th of December) participating in the national conference for investigating reporters in…

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