New names in’s International Advisory Board


BRUSSELS – is honoured to announce new names to strengthen and enlarge its International Advisory Board. One advisory board member is replaced, while seven new members join. to offer expertise to other organisations


BRUSSELS – In view of the working grant collaboration between our Flemish Fonds Pascal Decroos grant programme and the Flemish Filip Decock foundation, 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


BRUSSELS – With our September 15 working grant application deadline coming up, 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


BRUSSELS – Are you planning to submit a working grant application for’s next application round deadline on 15 September? Ask our Director Europe, Brigitte Alfter, for advice and fine-tune your idea! present at nr14 conference in Germany


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

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


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 the team Brigitte Alfter and Ides Deburyne.

German investigative newsroom CORRECT!V launched


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


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

Indian FOI expert Shyamlal Yadav at #DHplus


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.