Deadline 26th of April 2011

2011-04-12

ZELLIK - The deadline for grants of the Pascal Decroos Fund is Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 12am lunchtime. All forms of journalism for audiovisual and written media are eligible: documentaries, series, books, ...

The Karel van Miert/Etienne Davignon prizes for journalists

2011-04-06

 BRUSSELS - The Representation of the European Commission in Belgium and the Belgian section of the Association of European Journalists organise for the third time the Karel Van Miert/Etienne Davignon prizes.

Turkish Raids in Search of Unpublished Book by Journalist Ahmet Sik

2011-03-28

VIENNA - The International Press Institute (IPI) on Friday condemned raids by Turkish police last week in search of draft copies of an unpublished book by imprisoned journalist Ahmet Sik that reportedly focuses on the influence of an alleged Islamic group within the country's police force.

Evens Prize for Media Education 2011: Apply for nomination!

2011-02-03

ANTWERP - With the second Evens Prize for Media Education, to be awarded in 2011, the Evens Foundation continues to highlight the importance of Media Education and to support sustainable projects in this field in Europe.

Google gives $5 million to journalism

2010-10-27

US - Google Inc has given $2 million to the Knight Foundation, it was announced yesterday, and the search giant has said it will invest $3 million more in journalism projects outside the US, "through a similar partnership." More details will be available early next year, according to a post on Google's blog by Nikesh Arora, President, Global Sales Operations and Business Development.

Ides Debruyne called emancipated journalists

2010-10-08

BRUSSELS - In a recent article featured on journalismfund.eu, Ides Debruyne, director of the Pascal Decroos Fund, argues that journalists should be emancipated from their media organizations and become entrepreneurs. Debruyne argues this in light of the changing climate of the news media and the public political movements in Western Europe.

Overview of all FOI laws

2010-09-16

AMSTERDAM - FOI expert Roger Vleugels releases a new overview of all FOI laws. The architecture of this overview changed and has now seperate lists for national, sub-national and international FOIAs. 238 FOI laws in 84 countries

European judgment on protection of sources a 'victory for press freedom'

2010-09-14

AMSTERDAM - The right of journalists to protect their sources will be strengthened throughout Europe, after a judgment from the European Court of Human Rights Tuesday. In a ruling strongly reaffirming the "vital importance" protection of sources plays to press freedom, the court overturned a ruling that had compelled Dutch journalists to reveal the names of participants in illegal car races.

VVOJ Conference 2010

2010-08-31

GENT - The conference of the Dutch-Belgian Investigative Journalists’ Association VVOJ is to take place on Friday November 19 and Saturday November 2010 in the Belgian town of Ghent. This year’s theme is Journalism on the Edge.