BIRN Albania Seeks Investigations Into Local Government

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Three journalists can get grants to cover local government corruption and abuse of power while being mentored by experienced editors.

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched a call for investigative stories on local government on June 27th.

The call is part of the program “Exposing Corruption in Albania”, while the grants are supported by the Open Society Foundation in Albania.

Three journalists will be awarded grants to cover their expenses while conducting investigations and writing their stories on local government.

The journalists will have some three months to dig deeper and research their ideas, and will also have the opportunity to work with experienced editors as mentors to guide them through the process of writing in accordance with BIRN standards.

The call only applies to journalists from Albania and closes on July 15th.

Click for more information about the application procedure, with details in Albanian.