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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Course: Web Scraping for Journalists

[ January 19, 2016 to January 21, 2016. ]

Scraping – getting a computer to capture information from online sources – is one of the most powerful techniques for data-savvy journalists who want to get to the story first, or find exclusives that no one else has spotted. Learn how from Paul Bradshaw, an accomplished online journalist. The course is arranged by Goldsmiths University ... Read More »

Course in London: Finance Uncovered

[ November 16, 2015 to November 20, 2015. ]

The five-day course “Finance Uncovered” equips journalists and researchers from all over the world with skills to undertake tax abuse, money laundering and corruption investigations. The course is arranged by City University in London, UK.


The Logan Symposium 2016

[ March 11, 2016 to March 12, 2016. ]

Journalists and hacktivists come together in Berlin to build an alliance against secrecy, surveillance and censorship. See more

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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. ... Read More »

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.

Mezhyhirya Fest, Kyiv, Ukraine

[ June 4, 2015 to June 6, 2015. ] 300 reporters gather to celebrate media freedom and learn more about investigative journalism. Read more




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