Journalismfund.eu to offer expertise to other organisations

2014-08-21

BRUSSELS – In view of the working grant collaboration between our Flemish Fonds Pascal Decroos grant programme and the Flemish Filip Decock foundation, Journalismfund.eu will start offering its expertise to other organisations that want to support investigative journalism through research grants.

Last chance to get Skype advice for your September 15 application

2014-08-20

BRUSSELS – With our September 15 working grant application deadline coming up, Journalismfund.eu is planning a third and final day of Skype advice sessions with Director Europe Brigitte Alfter. The advice sessions will take place on Tuesday 2 September.

Pitch your cross-border idea and get advice

2014-08-04

BRUSSELS – Are you planning to submit a working grant application for Journalismfund.eu’s next application round deadline on 15 September? Ask our Director Europe, Brigitte Alfter, for advice and fine-tune your idea!

Journalismfund.eu present at nr14 conference in Germany

2014-07-28

HAMBURG - German association of investigative journalists Netzwerk Recherche held its annual nr-conference for the thirteenth time this July in Hamburg. Journalismfund.eu chairwoman Brigitte Alfter was one of the speakers.

Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2014 for fighters for a pluralistic society

2014-07-24

Leipzig - Four actors of the “Peaceful Revolution” of 1989 in East Germany and an Afghan journalist will be honoured with the Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2014. Last year, the prize went to Journalismfund.eu founders Brigitte Alfter and Ides Deburyne.

German investigative newsroom CORRECT!V launched

2014-07-03

ESSEN - In Germany, the first nonprofit investigative newsroom in the German-speaking world has been launched. CORRECT!V wants to "make investigative and informative journalism affordable and accessible to media organisations throughout Germany."

Application call deadline: 15 September

2014-07-03

BRUSSELS – Journalists with good ideas for a cross-border investigative journalism project have two months left to apply for a Journalismfund.eu working grant. The application deadline is 15 September.

Indian FOI expert Shyamlal Yadav at #DHplus

2014-05-19

BRUSSELS - When Indian journalist Shyamlal Yadav uses his right to access to information via the Right to Information Act, national politicians had better watch out. Yadav is FOI (or RTI) specialist at his news outlet Indian Express. He knows like no other how to take heaps of requested documents and extract a news story out of them, often cornering many a Member of Parliament and Minister.

Joris Luyendijk at #Dhplus: the concept behind the Banking Blog

2014-05-15

BRUSSELS - Two and a half years. That’s how long it took Joris Luyendijk to map out the financial sector. In the summer of 2011 he started investigating the social mechanisms in the financial sector, without knowing anything about it. He shared his insights and discoveries on The Guardian’s banking blog—and now at the Dataharvest Conference in Brussels, too.