Entries by Trine

Nominate for the European Press Prize

Have you or some of your colleagues made a piece of journalism worthy of international recognition? Then the time has come to nominate this for the European Press Prize! All journalists from Europe, working in Europe or working for a European media outlet can send in work – and in any language. Europe is defined […]

Global Study: How to protect journalists

Journalists are murdered at a rising rate. Mostly in wars, uprisings and civil wars, but also in peaceful countries like Malta. A new global study from the Danish NGO ‘International Media Support analyses the efforts to safeguard journalists in seven countries where environments of conflict and instability challenges  quality journalism. Download the full report Download […]

Learn How to Dig into the Sports World

Would you like to dig into the world of sports? Would you like to hear the latest on corruption and fair play in the global sports business? Apply for a Play the Game grant! Play the Game has just launched the programme for its 10th international conference, taking place in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, from 26-30 […]

ECPMF Chairman Challenges Council of Europe on Azerbaijan

Europe’s elected representatives should insist on improvements on human rights and freedom in Azerbaijan before ANY further cooperation or deals, writes ECPMF chairman – and SCOOP founder and coordinator – Henrik Kaufholz in an open letter to politicians in Council of Europe countries. Azeri journalists are persecuted, and at the same time politicians and other […]

ECPMF: Defending Journalists under Threat

Threats to journalists and violations of media freedom are on the increase across Europe – from prosecution of journalists in Turkey, over attacks on media workers in Hungary, Poland and Ukraine, to accreditations withdrawn at the G20 summit in Germany. The European Center for Press and Media Freedom is going to focus on this development […]

Repairs Start in Syktyvkar After Pressure

The citizens of Syktyvkar can now walk a little more safely in the streets. After the SCOOP-supported investigation of the newssite 7X7 of the deplorable state of the sidewalks, the city council has now started the repair and were recently able to inspect to first streets. The 7X7 reporter Maksim Polyakov documented in the autumn […]

Study Confirms Media Deterioration in Southeast Europe

The media sector in Southeast Europe is weakening, and in the present situation of economical strain and and unstable political situation, the news media often fails to perform its public service role. This is the result of studies, done by media researchers working with SEENPM (South East European Network for Professionalization of the Media) member […]

Call for Cross-Border Applications

Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper with colleagues from other countries? The program “Reporters in the Field”, funded by German Robert Bosch Stiftung,  promotes research projects by media professionals from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to 5,000€ to international teams who want to realize a cross-border and in depth […]

“We were sitting on the Titanic” – 22 Years After Srebrenica

“We went to Bosnia to help people. Not to fight. I liked that idea. But we were sitting on the Titanic with those people,” says Dutch UN soldier, who was in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica when the massacre happened in 1995. Eldin Hadzovic and Zvezdana Vukojevic have updated and republished the SCOOP-supported 2011 story […]

Call for Nominations to Balkan Award for Understanding

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), calls for nominations for the 2017 Dr Erhard Busek-SEEMO Award for Better Understanding in South, Eastern and Central Europe. Eligible to be nominated are journalists, editors, media executives, media experts, writers or journalism trainers in South, East and Central Europe, who have contributed to promoting better understanding in […]