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.

Train in Riga with the OCCRP

Young investigative journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine are invited to apply for a free training course in Riga, hosted by the respected Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and the Stockholm School of Economics – Riga Centre for Media Studies.
Called ”Journalism for Future Challenges,” the program will take place in 3 ... Read More »

Georgia: Investigative Reporters Robbed

On the night between July 21 and 22, Studio Monitors office in Tblisi, Georgia, was robbed and a lot of equipment stolen. Studio Monitor is a bureau for investigative tv journalism and mainly covers corruption and human rights violations.
The reporters lost all their cameras, video editing computers and a lot of the information they had gathered ... Read More »

Medical labs out of control

test tubes

People in Georgia risk to be diagnosed with diseases they do not have, because of lack of control with the medical laboratories. How reliable are medical laboratories in Georgia, and why does not the Health Ministry control them? was the question, which reporter Dimitri Tikaradze set out to answer.
His conclusion is, that the laboratories do not ... Read More »

Scoop-Caucasus stays in Georgia

Scoop deeply regrets the recent acts of war in Georgia. Both the many civilian losses and the deaths and injuries of several journalists. Among the dead reporters are according to Reporters Without Borders Giga Chikhladze, correspondent of Russian Newsweek and head of Alania TV, Alexander Klimchuk, head of the photo agency Caucasus Press Images and correspondent for the news agency Itar-Tass, and Stan Storimans, cameraman for the Dutch TV station RTL-4.


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