Control and Freedom of Media – Journalists’ Testimonies
Serbian media outlets’ economic weakness means journalists are vulnerable to pressure on their reporting, suggests research conducted as part of a project involving BIRN, the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia and the Slavko Curuvija Foundation.
BIRN Kosovo Court Monitoring Report 2015
BIRN Kosovo court monitoring report paid particular attention to trials related to corruption but also addressed several other problems that were observed during fieldwork.
BIRN Albania Publishes Online Court and Crime Reporting Manual
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has published an online court and crime reporting manual which aims to strengthen the capacities of local journalists to report on complex cases from local courts and law enforcement institutions.
Municipalities Uncovered: New BIRN Macedonia Database Published
“Missing You…” is a documentary that depicts the suffering and reality facing people who lost family members during times of peace and war.
The Silent Scream
“Silent Scream” is a documentary that depicts the trauma that sexual abuse victims still feel twenty years after the end of the Bosnian war.
BIRN Activities and Achievements
BIRN Network Activities and Achievements: 2015-2016
BIRN Network Visibility, Reach and Impact – 2016 Annual Report
The Annual Report presents the entire range of BIRN’s activities across the region from the perspectives of visibility, reach and impact.
Report on Asset Declarations of Albanian Constitutional Court Judges (2017)
Analysis of the System of Declaration of Constitutional Court Judges in Albania, is a study published by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, which evaluates that structure of the wealth of the Constitutional Court members in Albania as well as the integrity of the asset declaration system.
BIRN Macedonia Launches Foreign Investments Database
BIRN Macedonia has launched a new database called ‘Foreign Investments Uncovered’ which indicates that the amount of these investments is seven times lower than announced by government.
Report on the Asset Declarations of Appeal Court Judges (2016)
The Integrity of Career Judges in Albania: Analysis of the System of Asset Declarations of Appeal Court Judges, is a study published by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, which evaluates that structure of the wealth of career judges in Albania as well as the integrity of the asset declaration system.
BIRN Macedonia Lifts Lid on Farm Subsidies
Following the Skopje 2014 Uncovered database, BIRN Macedonia is promoting a second database, on how much the government spends on agricultural subsidies and who gets them.
“Skopje 2014 Uncovered” Gets Mobile App
BIRN Macedonia has developed an interactive app for Android devices called “Skopje 2014 Uncovered” that allows users to know the cost of buildings and monuments that form part of the government sponsored revamp of the capital.
Report on Self-Censorship in the Albanian Media
A Blind Eye on News: Self-Censorship in the Albanian Media is a study published by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, on the frequency, roots and causes of self-censorship in the Albanian media.