Lyubomyr Ferens Wins 1st Ukrainian SCOOP Prize


Lyubomyr Ferens from Ukrainian TVI was the first winner of Ukraine’s new prize for best investigative journalism of the year, organized jointly by and SCOOP. The prize was awarded on June 6 at the “Mezhyhirya” festival, named after the ex-president Yanukovych’s residence outside of Kiev. Lyubomyr Ferens had investigated the police’s explanation on the…

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Two Russian SCOOP Investigations Win Awards

Nadezhda Mekkieva

Two SCOOP-supported journalists from Petrozavodsk have received awards from the The Karelian Union of journalists. Every year journalists from Karelian media are nominated for awards in several categories by the Union. It is prestigious to win the prize, and this year two SCOOP-supported investigations won prizes. Nadezhda Mekkieva won the category “The best social article” for her…

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Who Deserves to Be Honored for Good Investigations?

The CEI and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in special partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), have opened applications for the 2013 edition of the Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism. This year the Award is including two sections: Professional Journalists (4.000 EUR) and Young Journalists up to 30 years of age (1.000 EUR). The Award aims to…

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Prestigious Prize to SCOOP’s Henrik Kaufholz


Danish journalists collected over 2000 euros to support Ukraine’s first annual award for investigative journalism. Henrik Kaufholz, one of SCOOP’s founding fathers, tonight (April 23, 2014) received the prestigious Carsten Nielsen Prize, awarded by the Danish Union of Journalists. Carsten Nielsen was the first president of the DUJ, and the prize is given to a journalist…

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4th European Dataharvest Conference Coming Up

Data analysis, scrutiny of EU institutions or cross-border investigations – those and more special interests for investigative journalists are covered in the program of the 4th European Dataharvest conference, to be held in Brussels on May 9-11. The program and list of speakers is taking shape – follow the news and find participation info at www.…

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SCOOP Russia to Sweden and Back

The result of SCOOP Russia was on the agenda, when the SCOOP partner organisation, the Swedish Association for Investigative Journalism, had its annual conference. Now the news has travelled back to Russia and is featured by Barents Press International. Barents Press is a network of journalists in Russia, Norway, Sweden and Finland. It is promoting cooperation…

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