BIRN Albania Seeks Investigations on Financial Industry

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Grants offered for three journalists to uncover corruption and abuse of power stories in the financial industry as well as mentoring by experienced editors.

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched a call for investigative stories on local government on February 9th.

The call is part of the project “Exposing Corruption in Albania”, while the grants are supported by the National Endowment for Democracy.

Three journalists will be awarded grants to cover their expenses while conducting investigations and writing their stories on the financial industry.

The journalists will have some three months to dig deeper and research their ideas, having 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 February 28th.

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