BIRN Kosovo has opened a new call for applications for its first two-day training course on investigative reporting and fact-checking, as part of the EU-funded project ‘Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey II’.
A Pristina court annulled the national media regulator’s decision to issue a warning to BIRN Kosovo over its award-winning investigation into a businessman who violated anti-monopoly rules in the solar energy market.
Civil society organisations are concerned that the EU’s decision to suspend some funding for Kosovo until it complies with Brussels’ prescriptions for defusing tensions in the Serb-majority north could affect NGOs that depend on international grants.
As part of the project “Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey II” BIRN Kosovo held a training camp in Durres, Albania, on legally safe and crisis reporting for journalists from the region.
On June 19, BIRN Kosovo held a HEAT – Hostile Environment Awareness Training – Safety and the Integrity of Information in Crisis Reporting for Kosovo journalists.
The Balkan Network for Investigative Journalism in Kosovo held a training course entitled ‘Illicit Financial Flow and Money Laundering’ on June 1 in Pristina.
On May 26–28, BIRN Kosovo held a National Training on Digital Rights Reporting for journalists in Brezovica. The three-day training program was designed to address rising concerns over digital rights and freedoms violations in Kosovo and in the Balkan region.
On May 29, BIRN held the last debate discussion with the students of the high school “Eqrem Cabej” in the municipality of Vushtrri about fake news and disinformation related to culture.
Within the framework of the project ‘Resilient Community Program’, BIRN Kosovo published its second report, developed to support and monitor implementation of the National P/CVE Strategy and Action.
BIRN launches call for applications for a three-day training course on legally safe and crisis reporting
BIRN Kosovo has opened a new call for applications for its first three-day training course on legally safe reporting and crisis reporting, as part of the EU-funded project “Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey II”.
BIRN Kosovo director hails formation of new coalition as a kind of vaccine against “the virus of disinformation” eroding Kosovo society.
BIRN invites Kosovo journalists to apply for a three-day training program designed to address rising concerns over digital rights and freedoms violations in the Balkans. The event, to be held in Brezovica, Kosovo, from May 26 to May 28, 2023, will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of digital rights, focusing on reporting breaches, content blocking, manipulations, and propaganda in the digital realm.
On March 31, 2023, BIRN held a debate with 20 students of the high school “Hivzi Sylejmani” in the municipality of Fushë Kosovo on fake news, gender disinformation and sexism.
Event attended by a range of high-level politicians and diplomats including the Kosovo Prime Minister, the EU ambassador and the ambassadors of Italy, Croatia and Sweden, among others
A conference organized by BIRN Kosovo on the eve of International Fact-Checking Day called for new strategies and partnerships to counter the ‘virus’ of fake news and disinformation.