Hearing voices - the award-winning story about the use of voice recordings in court

2017-05-18

In "Hearing Voices", a cross-border and multidisciplinary team of journalists dug into the science of speech recognition and its use as forensic evidence. Based on more than 20 judicial cases where forensic phonetics evidence was used, the team, with amongst others Michele Catanzaro and Astrid Viciano, discovered that this evidence is all too often flawed, with far-reaching consequences. 

Keynote: Algorithmic Accountability Reporting

2017-04-05

What is the potential impact of algorithms in journalism? What is the power of algorithms and why should it be at the top of a journalist’s to-do-list? Our second keynote speaker, Nicholas Diakopoulos, is a computational journalist with a background in computer science and human-computer interaction. He will give his keynote address at our annual European Investigave Journalism and Dataharvest Conference this May. The conference will take place from 18th until 21st May in Mechelen, Belgium.

Keynote speaker Dataharvest '17

2017-02-10

Dataharvest is excited to welcome acclaimed French investigative journalist Edouard Perrin as our keynote speaker this year. Perrin came under fire after being the first reporter to reveal the secret tax deals between Luxemburg and multinationals, a tax evasion scandal dubbed LuxLeaks when Perrin collaborated with the global ICIJ network.

OCCRP Condemns Jail Sentence for Khadija Ismayilova (and so does Journalismfund.eu)

2015-09-02

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

2015-07-31

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.

Connecting Continents Round One: The Stats

2015-07-08

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

2015-07-02

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.

SEEMO publishes Safety Net Manual for journalists

2015-02-05

BUCHAREST - The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) published a 'Safety Net Manual - Guidelines for Journalists in Extraordinary or Emergency Situations'.

Grantee wins Prix Louise Weiss for supported story

2015-01-26

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.