supported project shortlisted for EPP


AMSTERDAM - Journalists Adrian Mogoș and Vitalie Călugăreanu have been shortlisted for the European Press Prize. Their story Buy you way into EU Citizenship was supported by

Russia bars Ukrainian journalist for 5 years


KYIV - The Russian Federation has denied Ukrainian journalist Oleg Khomenok entry into the country for the next five years.

Online start-ups spread income sources


TAMPERE - A study into online journalistic start-ups and their business models conducted as a joint project of three universities was published recently. By looking at 69 case studies, it analyses the online journalism landscape in nine countries and gives recommendations to media entrepreneurs on how to build a sustainable online platform.

Greetings from the jury

2012-11-09 had a record number of applications in the past round: 41 managed to submit in time! We also had a record high rate of money needed and money available: € 314.000 were asked, and we had only € 20.000 to distribute. The jury was strict, the decisions are made. But future applicants can learn a lot from jury members’ comments. The most important ones are compiled here. 

How to fight fraud in Europe


Can investigative journalism be instrumental in the detection of and fight against corruption and fraud with EU funds, and if so, how?

More support for investigative journalism needed from policymakers


BRUSSELS - A study on investigative journalism in and on Europe was presented at the European Parliament on 9 October 2012. It was requested by the Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control and executed by Margo Smit for the Belgian Pascal Decroos Fund. supported project wins CEI SEEMO Award 2012


Slovenian investigative journalists Matej Surc and Blaz Zgaga have won the CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2012 for their investigative work on arms dealing in former Yugoslavia in the 1990s that was supported by and led to the bestselling trilogy In the Name of the State.

Record number of applications


BRUSSELS - A total of 41 applications were filed for’s September 2012 application round, more than double the average number of applications that were filed in previous rounds.

Cross-border track VVOJ conference coordinated by


ANTWERP - The program for the VVOJ European Investigative Journalism Conference 2012 has been published. is partnering with VVOJ to coordinate the conference's cross-border track.