Tomorrow’s journalist is an emancipated journalist
BRUSSELS - Citizens are freeing themselves from political parties and party-newspapers, instead they go looking for news themselves and via new media. At the same time media turn from playing a role in society to focus on profit. In such an environment journalists must free themselves from the media and become entrepreneurial. They must emancipate themselves, argues Ides Debruyne.
OCCRP Condemns Jail Sentence for Khadija Ismayilova (and so does Journalismfund.eu)
BAKU - On 1 September 2015, investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who has written numerous hard-hitting stories on corruption in Azerbaijan, was sentenced to seven years and six months in prison by the Azerbaijani authorities.
Need for support for data and investigative journalism on EU funds
BRUSSELS – A new report on the EU’s fiscal policy calls for the EU to work towards better accessibility and transparency, among others by supporting the development of data and investigative journalism related to EU funds, much like Journalismfund.eu has been doing since 2008.
A total of 42 journalists from 23 different countries applied for a grant during the first application round of Journalismfund.eu’s Connecting Continents grant programme. The second round is open now and ends on August 17th.
The FoX Grant: €10,000 to investigate freedom of expression breaches
Journalismfund.eu and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom announce a new, Europe-wide grant programme aimed at providing funds for journalists to investigate breaches of freedom of expression or press freedom in Europe.
Grantee wins Prix Louise Weiss for supported story
PARIS - French journalist Prune Antoine has been awarded the Prix Louise Weiss for European Journalism for her story on organ trafficking in Kosovo, supported by Journalismfund.eu. The prize is awarded every year to French-speaking, European journalists.
BRUSSELS - A new year often makes for the perfect moment to glance back at past work. For Journalismfund.eu 2014 proved a year of consolidation and continued growth with a record amount of grant money allocated.
BRUSSELS – Journalismfund.eu is proud to announce that it’s been given a grant of about €190,000 by Open Society Foundations to continue its mission of promoting quality and in-depth journalism in Europe.