Alan Rusbridger to speak at Difference Day


BRUSSELS - In honour of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, the fifth edition of Difference Day will take place in BOZAR, Brussels. Difference Day honours people and organisations that make a difference in protecting and promoting freedom of the press and freedom of expression.

Press freedom is worsening in Belgium


PARIS - Reporters Without Borders published its annual report on the state of press freedom in the world. At least it can be called disturbing. In Europe, but also in Belgium, journalists are increasingly under pressure. Traditional front runners are, as always, the Scandinavian countries, with Norway for the third year on top. Belgium drops from 7 to 9.

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BRUSSELS - Til Sunday 31 March 2019 you can apply for a grant from the Pascal Decroos Fund for your special or investigative journalism project. present at Uncovered


BERLIN - From 31 January till 1 February Berlin hosts the Uncovered - Investigative journalism for Europe conference. 
Ides Debruyne, managing director of (organisation behind the Pascal Decroos Fund) was asked to participate in a debate about the financial side of investigative journalism. 

Six Flanders Connects Continents applications approved


The first jury round of’s Flanders Connects Continents grant programme has taken place. Six applications were allocated a grant.

Pascal Decroos Fund and to offer expertise to other organisations


In view of the grant programme collaboration between our Flemish Fonds Pascal Decroos grant programme and the Flemish Filip Decock foundation, will start offering its expertise to other organisations that want to support investigative journalism through research grants.

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When are journalists liable for defamation and breach of privacy under Belgian law?


Belgian courts have quite often been called upon to judge whether a newspaper article or television program breached particular rights of third parties, such as in defamation cases and cases where the privacy of third parties was at stake. Media lawyer Bart Van Besien gives a summary of the liability of journalists for defamation and breach of privacy. announces a new donor

2013-10-01 is very happy to announce the Dutch Adessium Foundation as a new donor. Over a period of three years, from October 2013 to September 2016, Adessium Foundation will support’s cross-border investigative journalism programme as a premium donor.