Freedom of speech is not self-evident

2015-01-07

We would like to express our sincere condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the victims of the tragedy that took place at Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris today.

Norwegian journalist who discovered secret surveillance speaking at Dataharvest+

2014-12-18

OSLO - One of the journalists behind Norwegian daily Aftenposten's recent investigation into secret surveillance in Oslo will be speaking at Journalismfund.eu's Dataharvest+ Conference 2015. Per Anders Johansen will show how they revealed the secret surveillance of Norway's leaders.

Skype advice sessions with Brigitte on 6 January 2015

2014-12-11

BRUSSELS - In the run-up to our extra application round (deadline 26 January 2015) we are organising a second day of Skype advice sessions with Brigitte Alfter on Tuesday January 6th.

ICIJ Deputy Director Speaking at Dataharvest+ 2015

2014-12-11

BRUSSELS – Investigative journalist Marina Walker, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and project manager of their recent #LuxLeaks investigation, will be speaking at Journalismfund.eu’s Dataharvest Conference in May 2015.

New online platform to be launched to protect journalists

2014-11-27

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has joined forces with the Council of Europe (CoE) and media freedom partner agencies, in launching a new online “rapid reaction” platform for journalists under threats.

Extra application deadline: 26 January 2015

2014-11-26

BRUSSELS – We are happy to announce an extra application deadline early 2015. Investigative journalists from across Europe who are planning a transnational collaborative story are invited to apply for a working grant.

Former Journalismfund.eu grantee discovers global leak of mobile numbers

2014-11-26

Former Journalismfund.eu grantee Piret Reiljan and several colleagues at Estonian business news site www.aripaev.ee published an article about a website where unlisted personal mobile phone numbers are published with full names of their owners.

No Follow-up for 2012 Study

2014-11-14

BRUSSELS - In 2012 we presented a study on investigative journalism in and on Europe at the European Parliament. It had been issued by the Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control. As it turns out, neither the study itself, nor the track it was part of, has lead to anything.

IPI launches campaign highlighting challenges to press freedom worldwide

2014-10-31

VIENNA - Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes and a spate of emerging restrictions on digital journalism are the five greatest challenges to press freedom around the world, according to the International Press Institute (IPI). It launched a the campaign #WEWANTCHANGE to tackle these issues.