A JF-supported investigation on World-Check, has been nominated for an award by the Dutch organisation for online journalism (VOJN).
The story revealed how innocent people around the world had been added to a watch list of terrorists and criminals by Thomson Reuters. In a watch list dubbed World-Check, Thomson Reuters compiled a list of ‘high risk’ people and organisations. Following the leak of the watch list on a public internet site, the investigation revealed a range of questionable entries. Read the whole story here.
Here's is the press release announcing VOJN’s this year’s nominations (only in Dutch).