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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Ukraine’s Annual Investigative Prize to Dmitro Gnap


Dmitro Gnap, editor and investigative journalist for in Kyiv, received the Ukrainian Annual Award for Investigative journalism, the Proxy Prize, on Saturday June 6. Dmytro Gnap was awarded for his investigation of high ranking officials, who managed to get documentation for fighting in Eastern Ukraine without being there. One was actually on a fishing trip…

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Two Prizes for SCOOP-Supported Stories

Two SCOOP Russia-supported stories won prizes, when Northwest Russian journalists gathered to celebrate good journalism. Anna Yarovaya from Petrozavodsk received “The Special Prize from The Karelian Union of Jorunalists” for her story about how luxury apartments were disguised as offices. Marina Bedorfas received the prize “Best report in internet media”for her investigation about the how the blind…

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Conference Focuses on Security, Security, Security

Security of journalists, security of information and economic security of the country – those will be the key words for this year’s Mezhyhirya Fest, celebrating the Journalists’ Day in Ukraine. For the second time, organizers of Mezhyhirya Fest are going to bring together more than 300 journalists and public activists on June 6-7, establishing a tradition of…

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Travel Grants to the GIJC in Lillehammer


If you are an investigative journalist from Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia or other transitioning regions, now is the time to apply for a travel grant to meet your colleagues from around the world at the GIJC in Lillehammer, Norway! The conference takes place October 8-11 and will feature the world’s leading investigative reporters, top…

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