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3 September 14 birn-summer-school-chooses-winning-stories

BIRN Summer School Chooses Winning Stories

The three best stories proposed by participants in this year’s Summer School were selected by the jury and will get financial backing from BIRN’s investigative reporting fund.

3 September 14 birn-kosovo-director-and-legal-advisor-gave-a-speech-at-dokutech

BIRN Kosovo Director and Legal Advisor Spoke at Doku:Tech

As the internet and technology become more and more important in people’s lives, security looms an ever larger concern. That’s why this year during the documentary film festival Dokufest devoted a separate arena for “Doku:Tech” covering technology, the internet and innovation.

2 September 14 birn-albania-launches-reporter-al-website

BIRN Albania Launches Reporter.al Website

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has launched a new website designed to bring its award winning news, analysis, features and investigations to local audiences, and strengthen the cooperation between journalists and civil society.

1 September 14 summer-school-day-4-collaborative-reporting-on-social-media

Summer School Day 4: Collaborative Reporting on Social Media

Social media can be an important tool for investigative journalists, the fourth day of the BIRN Summer School in Montenegro heard.

29 August 14 summer-school-day-3-avoid-pressure-take-time-and-listen-more

Summer School Day 3: “Avoid pressure, take time and listen more”

Undercover policing, FIFA corruption and drug cartels were among the themes explored by award-winning journalists at the BIRN summer school of investigative reporting.

27 August 14 summer-school-day-2-from-uk-riots-to-legal-leaks

Summer School Day 2: From UK Riots to Legal Leaks

The UK riots, legal leaks, how to protect sources and tracking money abroad were all explored in the second day of BIRN’s summer school.

25 August 14 birn-summer-school-kicks-off-in-montenegro

BIRN Summer School Kicks off in Montenegro

The fifth BIRN summer school of investigative journalism has opened in the Montenegrin coastal town of Becici, bringing together top trainers and journalists.

25 August 14 birn-macedonia-launches-fifth-call-for-investigative-reports

BIRN Macedonia Launches Fifth Call for Investigative Reports

BIRN Macedonia, together with Centre for Investigative journalism - SCOOP Macedonia and the Centre for Civil Communications launched the fifth call for investigative stories on August 25th.

21 August 14 serbian-tabloid-targets-birn-after-airline-revelations

Serbian Tabloid Targets BIRN after Airline Revelations

The pro-government tabloid ‘Informer’ has published a series of allegations about the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, following its investigation into a secret government contract with the UAE’s Etihad Airways.

8 August 14 pm-vows-response-after-birn-serbia-reveals-airline-deal

PM Vows Response After BIRN Serbia Reveals Airline Deal

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic promised to publish the text of a previously confidential deal between Serbia and United Arab Emirates airline company Etihad Airways on Friday, a day after BIRN Serbia published an article revealing the content of the agreements that appear unfavourable for the country.

6 August 14 birn-albania-seeks-three-monitoring-experts-on-how-media-report-corruption

BIRN Albania Seeks Three Monitoring Experts on How Media Report Corruption

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched an open call on Wednesday for media monitoring experts for a study on how corruption is reported by local media outlets.

5 August 14 serbian-govt-falls-short-on-reform-pledges

Serbian Govt Falls Short on Reform Pledges

In its first 100 days, the Serbian government has only fulfilled a handful of the tasks it set itself when taking office, a new report by BIRN shows.

31 July 14 court-monitoring-report-2013

Court Monitoring Report 2013

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) in Kosovo published its sixth report on court monitoring for the January-December 2013 period.

29 July 14 birn-energy-investigation-makes-waves-in-albania

BIRN Energy Investigation Makes Waves in Albania

BIRN’s hard-hitting series of investigations into energy deals in Albania has generated widespread interest in the country.

10 July 14 birn-macedonia-wraps-up-workshops-linking-journalists-and-ngos

BIRN Macedonia Wraps up Workshops Linking Journalists and NGOs

BIRN Macedonia in partnership with the Center for Civil Communication has concluded a series of ten workshops aimed at boosting cooperation between journalists and the NGO sector.

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