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BIRN Hosts International Fact-checking Conference

BIRN Hosts International Fact-checking Conference

BIRN Kosovo, in partnership with Internews Kosova and FindBug and supported by the US Embassy in Prishtina, observed International Fact-Checking Day with an in-person and webinar conference to discuss the risks of malign foreign influences and ways to counter them.
BIRN Conference Discusses Ways to Counter Fake News

BIRN Conference Discusses Ways to Counter Fake News

On Monday, BIRN and Internews Kosova organised a conference on how to counter the malign foreign influences spreading disinformation in Western Balkans.
Call for Applications for a Fellowship Programme for Writing Stories Based on Judicial Data

Call for Applications for a Fellowship Programme for Writing Stories Based on Judicial Data

BIRN Kosovo has opened the call for applications for writing in-depth journalistic stories as part of the project “Data 4 fighting harmful narratives on the judiciary” funded by the Millennium Foundation Kosovo (MFK) and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) as part of the #DigDataKosovo Challenge for Open Data.
BIRN Holds Training With Young Journalists on Research Bases and Fact-checking

BIRN Holds Training With Young Journalists on Research Bases and Fact-checking

On March 10 and 11, BIRN held a training session with young journalists in the municipality of Gjilan on the bases of investigation and fact-checking principles.
BIRN Kosovo Held Training Sessions with Faculty of Law Students on Using Justice System Database

BIRN Kosovo Held Training Sessions with Faculty of Law Students on Using Justice System Database

On March 3 and 5, 2022, BIRN Kosovo held training sessions on using judicial data with Faculty of Law students from the University of Pristina and the University of Prizren. The sessions were part of the “Data 4 Fighting Harmful Narratives in the Judiciary” project funded by the Millenium Foundation Kosovo (MFK) and the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
BIRN Journalist Awarded for Story on Ethnic Coexistence in Kosovo

BIRN Journalist Awarded for Story on Ethnic Coexistence in Kosovo

BIRN journalist Serbeze Haxhiaj won second prize in the Peaceful Change Initiative awards for her article about a warm relationship between an ethnic Albanian and a Serb in ethnically-divided Kosovo.
Call for Applications: 10 Fellowships for Articles Based on Fact-checking Principles

Call for Applications: 10 Fellowships for Articles Based on Fact-checking Principles

BIRN announces an open call for all journalists and students of journalism in Kosovo who are interested in becoming beneficiaries of one of 10 fellowships amounting 500 Dollars (gross).
BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies With Journalists in Prishtina

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies With Journalists in Prishtina

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 22 journalists and journalism students in Prishtina on fact-checking principles and methodologies.
BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Prizren

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Prizren

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 16 journalists and journalism students from Prizren on fact-checking principles and methodologies.
BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Gjilan

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Gjilan

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 12 journalists and journalism students from Gjilan on fact-checking principles and methodologies.
Internship Vacancy for Young Journalists and Students of Journalism at BIRN

Internship Vacancy for Young Journalists and Students of Journalism at BIRN

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) is launching a call for 2 interns from Kosovo who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism.
BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Gorazdevac

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Gorazdevac

On December 4, BIRN Kosovo held the tenth and final training session with high school students from Gorazdveac, a Serbian village in the region of Peja, as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.
BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Drenas

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Drenas

On December 3, BIRN Kosovo held the ninth training session with students of the “Gjegj Kastrioti Skenderbeu” high school in the municipality of Drenas as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.
BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Malisheva

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Malisheva

On December 3, BIRN Kosovo held the eighth training session with students of the “Hamdi Berisha” high school in the municipality of Malisheva as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.
BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Rahovec

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Rahovec

On December 2, BIRN Kosovo held the seventh training session with students of the “Xhelal Hajda” high school in the municipality of Rahovec as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.