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Open call for EU Investigative Journalism Award

The 2022 open call has been launched for the EU’s Investigative Journalism Award. Individuals or groups of journalists from Western Balkans and Turkey are eligible to apply in all journalism forms (print, online, radio and TV) published or broadcast in the media in each country in official, minority or international languages during 2021. The deadline for applications is 8 May 2022.


Investigative stories related to freedom of expression, the rule of law, transparency, abuse of power and fundamental rights, corruption and organised crime are all eligible. The award fund in each country is €10,000, made up of a first prize of €5,000, a second prize of €3,000, and a third prize of €2,000.


EU Investigative Journalism Awards in the Western Balkans and Turkey aim to celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements of investigative journalists as well as improving the visibility of quality journalism in the region. The awards are part of the ongoing project on Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey, funded by the European Union.

Source: BIRN

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