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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

SCOOP-Supported Journalist Wins “Golden Pen” Award


Lina Zernova, journalist from St. Petersburg, has won the “Golden Pen Award” in the category for investigative journalism for her investigation about the Krasny Bor landfill outside St. Petersburg.
The investigation was supported by SCOOP and published in Novaya Gazeta and at the Bellona website. Lina Zernova documents how huge amounts of chemical waste is stored ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Award for SCOOP-Supported Journalist i Russia

Anna Tokareva, a participant of SCOOP Russia-2012, has won a prestigious award at the XIth “SeZaM” award evening.
Anna won one of the main nominations for her TV-programme “Karelia.tochka”. It was recognized for “The best coverage of life in the regions” in 2013. Anna Tokareva shot 32 films about Karelia for this programme. One of them was ... Read More »

SCOOP-supported Journalist Wins Prestigious Prizes in Croatia


Sergej Zupanic revealed how Croatia imported 11,677 tons of asbestos products, mostly from EU countries, even if both import and export of asbestos is banned in the EU. He also revealed how the control system was totally ineffective.
During this year, the investigative Croatian journalist Sergej Zupanic has won two prestigious Croatian awards for his investigative ... Read More »

SCOOP-supported Story Wins Artyom Borovik Award


Reporter Lina Zernova received the Artyom Borovik prize for investigative journalism, which is awarded annually in Moscow.
The jury decided to give the award to Lina Zernova for her investigation “The Gulf of Finland: Who Will Solve the Mystery of the Cesium Anomaly?”. It was published on the web-site of the environmental NGO Bellona and in the Gorod magazine.
Last year, ... Read More »

Story on Illegal Abortions Wins Second Prize

Armenian reporter Marianna Grigoryan won second prize at the Eastern European Journalism Awards on December 1 in Warsaw. The prize was awarded for Grigoryan’s story on the growing number of illegal home abortions in the country. The investigation was supported by SCOOP.
Another SCOOP-supported story was among the finalists in the contest.  The investigation “Business in ... Read More »


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