Special side track programme at VVOJ Conference


At VVOJ's European Investigative Journalism Conference the Pascal Decroos Fund will, in cooperation with VVOJ itself, be in charge of a side track of the programme that is specifically aimed at foundations and funds.

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European investigative journalism still substandard


A study on European investigative journalism focusing on fraud with EU money is being prepared for publication. The study, ‘Deterrence of fraud with EU funds through investigative journalism’, will be presented in the European Parliament in early October and promises to be an interesting read for anyone involved in investigative journalism in the EU. Here's a taste of what's in store.



The 8th edition of the International Documentary Festival DOCVILLE takes place between April 27th and May 5th 2012. For nine days straight Leuven will be the epicenter of documentary film.


Grant (of € 5,000) awarded to a journalist in Belgium who is interested in Japanese society - Marilo Fund



The Marilo Fund is awarding a € 5,000 grant to a journalist.


Storify wins SXSW Interactive Award


Storify won an Interactive Award on the 15th annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival.

Virginia Decoded: understandable legislation


Virginia is the first US state to publish its legislation online in a clean and understandable manner via 'The State Decoded'.


Crowdfunding for journalism: is it working?


Journalism.co.uk talks with pioneers of crowdfunded reporting.

Open journalism reimagines stories


"For the past few years, The Guardian newspaper in Britain has been running its newsroom with a strong commitment to something called “open journalism.” It means, mainly, that reporters keep readers informed at every step along the way – usually over Twitter – as they develop stories."