BIRN’s ‘Digging Deeper’ Published in Macedonian

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BIRN’s investigative journalism guide “Digging Deeper”, written by Sheila Coronel, director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and professor at Columbia University, New York, has been published in Macedonian.


The guide for the investigative journalists in Macedonian, entitled “Pod povrshinata”, will be distributed to universities and libraries across Macedonia but also to journalists involved in different projects implemented by BIRN Macedonia. The handbook’s translation and print was funded by the Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia.

Digging Deeper” is a product of BIRN’s Investigative Reporting Initiative, an educational programme that includes cooperation with international universities and local partners with the aim of putting the guide into commercial use as a curriculum for investigative reporting.

In the guide, journalists’ articles, coupled with interesting advice, skills, investigative stories, databases, case studies, exercises and tips and techniques inspire readers to take up the challenge of a career in investigative journalism.

BIRN’s “Digging Deeper” is part of the curriculum of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting LINK. BIRN has published two editions of the book in English, which has been translated into Serbian and Albanian as well as Macedonian.

All who are interested in obtaining free copy of this valuable guide for investigative journalists should contact BIRN Macedonia office at this email address: [email protected].

See the full text in Macedonian here.