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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BIRN Fellowship Alumnus Vlad Odobescu Wins a Hubert Humphrey Fellowship

BIRN Fellowship Alumnus Vlad Odobescu Wins a Hubert Humphrey Fellowship

Vlad Odobescu, a Romanian investigative reporter and a participant in last year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, has won a Hubert Humphrey Fellowship in the United States.

BIRN Screens Documentary Film in Brussels

BIRN Screens Documentary Film in Brussels

BIRN’s film ‘The Majority Starts Here’ was shown at the centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels on Wednesday.

Prestigious National Awards for BFJE Alumni

Prestigious National Awards for BFJE Alumni

Two alumni from the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have won awards this month for their work in 2013.

BIRN Documentary Screened at BELDOCS Festival

BIRN Documentary Screened at BELDOCS Festival

BIRN’s film ‘The Majority Starts Here’, about the continuing impact of the 1990s conflicts on young people growing up in the region, was shown at the BELDOCS International Documentary Film Festival in Belgrade on Monday.

BIRN World War I Investigation Sparks Debate in ‘The Guardian’

BIRN World War I Investigation Sparks Debate in ‘The Guardian’

An investigation into what schoolchildren in former Yugoslav countries are taught about the outbreak of World War I, and the way this teaching reflects the conflicts of the 1990s, was republished on May 6 in leading British newspaper The Guardian, sparking a wide-ranging debate among readers on the paper’s website.

2014 Fellowship To Be Launched in Vienna

2014 Fellowship To Be Launched in Vienna

The 10 reporters chosen for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence will meet in Vienna from April 15 to April 19 to plan their research projects.

2014 Fellowship Kicks off With Vienna Seminar

2014 Fellowship Kicks off With Vienna Seminar

The 10 reporters selected for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence refined their story plans and honed their professional skills at a seminar in Vienna last week.

Fellows for 2014 selected

Fellows for 2014 selected

The 10 participants for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have been chosen.

BIRN Documentary Screened at London's UCL

BIRN Documentary Screened at London’s UCL

BIRN’s film ‘The Majority Starts Here’ was shown at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London on Tuesday.