Latest News from BIRN

23 September 16 birn-holds-transitional-justice-training-in-sarajevo

BIRN Holds Transitional Justice Training in Sarajevo

BIRN Hub opened a two-day training course on transitional justice reporting for 23 journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia.

26 August 16 birn-summer-school-day-4-scaling-up-investigations

BIRN Summer School Day 4: Scaling Up Investigations

On the fourth day of BIRN’s Summer School, trainers advised the journalists on how to pitch stories, structure investigative projects and use technology to assist their work.

25 August 16 birn-summer-school-day-3-interviewing-techniques-and-sourcing

BIRN Summer School Day 3: Interviewing Techniques and Sourcing

On the third day of BIRN’s Summer School, journalists heard how to harness the power of social media, carry out interviews and develop sources for stories.

23 August 16 birn-summer-school-day-2-social-media-for-investigators

BIRN Summer School Day 2: Social Media for Investigators

On the second day of BIRN’s Summer School, journalists learned how to creatively structure stories and use various databases and other investigative tools.

22 August 16 seventh-birn-summer-school-begins-in-bosnia

Seventh BIRN Summer School Begins in Bosnia

BIRN’s latest Summer School kicked off on Monday with interactive sessions on data journalism and fact-checking.

18 August 16 birn-bih-presented-three-stories-at-the-22nd-sff

BIRN Presents War Stories at Sarajevo Film Fest

The first ‘True Stories Market’ aimed at film and TV professionals at the Sarajevo Film Festival included three stories from BIRN relating to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s wartime past.

9 August 16 birn-bosnia-becomes-sarajevo-film-festival-partner

BIRN Bosnia Becomes Sarajevo Film Festival Partner

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) will participate as a partner in the “Facing the Past” at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

4 August 16 birn-bih-joins-european-integration-monitoring-initiative

BIRN BiH Joins European Integration Monitoring Initiative

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) has joined the Initiative for Monitoring the European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is intended to help develop the democratic process and the rule of law. 

28 July 16 birn-kosovo-publishes-report-on-women-s-property-rights

BIRN Kosovo publishes report on women’s property rights

BIRN Kosovo published an analysis on Thursday, July 28, of women’s property rights in Kosovo in order to present a picture of the major problems around a woman’s right to inherit property.

28 July 16 transitional-justice-training-for-journalists

Transitional Justice Training for Journalists

BIRN’s Balkan Transitional Justice Programme is organising a two-day training session for 20 journalists from the region on 22 and 23 September in Sarajevo.

26 July 16 serbian-ruling-party-exhibits-media-lies

Serbian Ruling Party Exhibits 'Media Lies'

Serbia's ruling Progressive Party (SNS) organized an unusual exhibition of negative press articles to back its claim that there is no official censorship in Serbia.

20 July 16 birn-wins-legal-battle-against-kosovo-prosecutorial-council

BIRN wins legal battle against Kosovo Prosecutorial Council

The decision taken by the Basic Court in Prishtina was the second court ruling in favor of Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Kosovo in a legal battle against the Kosovo Prosecutorial Council for access to decisions on disciplinary cases against prosecutors.

20 July 16 birn-albania-holds-investigative-journalism-training

BIRN Albania Holds Investigative Journalism Training

BIRN Albania held an advanced investigative journalism training workshop for nearly 30 local journalists from print, online and broadcast media from June 30 to July 3.

14 July 16 birn-bih-presents-terror-corruption-case-analysis

BIRN BiH Presents Terror, Corruption Case Analysis

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina presented an analysis of terrorism, corruption and organised crime courts cases, as well as launching its new web portal

11 July 16 participatory-budgeting-project-completed-in-serbia

Participatory Budgeting Project Completed in Serbia

Ten municipalities in Serbia in cooperation with BIRN Serbia and the National Alliance for Local Economic Development successfully implemented all activities with the aim of introducing the practice of public participation in the decision-making process on local budgets.

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