Slander Against Serbian Investigative Journalists

Our Balkan colleagues in KRIK and OCCRP are being accused of conspiracy to overthrow the government of Serbia.The allegations are made in the government-friendly tabloid Informer, which disturbingly seems to have access to information from state intelligence or law enforcement.
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Growing Interest for Investigative Journalism in Russia

SCOOP coordinator for St. Petersburg Anton Sotnitchuk introduces the program at the seminar in the offices of the Regional press Institute in St. Petersburg

A record number of journalists have applied for a working grant from SCOOP Russia. In spite of the severely increased pressure on media and journalists in Russia, the willingness to conduct Investigative Journalism is growing in North West Russia. When the deadline for applications to SCOOP Russia expired, the number of applications to get support ... Read More »

Invitation to SCOOP seminars

Are you a journalist and do you want to dig deeper? SCOOP invites you to seminars over Northwest Russia to learn more about investigative journalism and how you can apply for a SCOOP grant.
The seminars take place:
January 25 in Archangelsk (Belmorskaya Hotel). Hosts: Anna Sharogradskaya, director of the Regional Press Institute, and SCOOP coordinator Anastasia ... Read More »

Get Support for your Investigation in 2016

Do you have an idea for an investigative journalistic story, but no money to produce it? If you are a Russian journalist, you can apply for both funding and training for investigative journalism.
We – the International Media Support, IMS, in Copenhagen, the Associations of investigative journalism in Denmark and Sweden, FUJ and FGJ, in cooperation ... Read More »

Call for Applications Coming Up

Are you a journalist from the North-west region of Russia interested in investigative reporting!
We – the International Media Support, IMS, in Copenhagen, the Associations of investigative journalism in Denmark and Sweden, FUJ and FGJ, in cooperation with the Regional Press Institute, RPI, in Saint Petersburg, Russia and Fojo Media Institute, Sweden – are happy to ... Read More »

Prosecutor’s Office Confirms SCOOP Investigation’s Findings

In March 2015, the journalist Roman Romanovskiy with support from SCOOP RUSSIA revealed the almost non-existing wastewater treatment in a number of facilities in Kaliningrad. The investigation was published in an article in the newspaper Dvornik and on the website rugrad.ru.
In April, Romanovskiy’s investigation was severely criticised by Maksim Fedoseyev, the Kaliningrad politician responsible for ... Read More »

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 »

Tajik Handbook of Good Investigations

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Journalists in Tajikistan now have a new source of inspiration for investigative journalism. 10 good investigations, supported by SCOOP, are collected in a new book with interviews with the reporters behind the stories and a theoretical chapter with tips and advice.
The initiative for the book is taken by former SCOOP coordinator, journalist Muhaiyo Nozimova, who ... Read 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 »

About SCOOP

SCOOP is a network and support structure for investigative journalists. SCOOP supports investigative journalism and provides national and international networks for media professionals who are conducting investigations. Since 2003 SCOOP has supported several hundred investigations and facilitated national and international contacts between journalists to investigate across borders and share experiences.
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