n-vestigate Call for Applications: Inviting Journalists to Promote International Collaboration

Deadline: 30 July 2016

Journalists are invited for the n-vestigate project that aims to promote international collaboration in Eastern Partnership countries, EU and Russia in terms of investigative journalism, media law, FoI and to increase their impact in the respective societies.

n-vestigate is a project by n-ost from Berlin, Germany in association with  Hetq Armenia, RISE Moldova, RDPI Ukraine, and Liberali Georgia, financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

They are the cornerstone of a new network, which will jointly implement transnational research and strengthen the social bases of investigative journalism in the region.

Project Components

Reporters offers a scholarship, which covers the research expenses, fair honoraria and support for visualization, translations and legal screening. The investigation will be mentored by a distinguished journalist.

Along with investigative research there are two compulsory meetings/conferences.

  • Research Workshop in Kiev, Ukraine (10-13 September 2016): Applicants will meet their team partner and develop a detailed plan for their investigative research.
    • They will also meet other journalists that will undertake investigations within the project, media law & FOI experts from all the countries listed above (Might be interesting actually to meet them).
  • n-vestigate Annual Conference Tbilisi, Georgia (6-10 November 2016): n-vestigate involves relevant key actors in the field of investigative journalism like media lawyers, media outlets, FoI activists, etc.
    • Along with n-vestigate: Reporters, all of them will come together for a conference for professional dialogue, discussion and collaboration.
    • Applicants will meet their team colleagues and begin to plan visualization, storytelling and publication strategies.
    • The story should be published in their respective countries between December 2016 and February 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Investigative journalists from Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Russia and EU countries, who are experienced reporters with a concrete plan for an in-depth research on a global topic (concerning at least two countries).
  • The time to accomplish investigative research must not exceed 2-3 months (August / September – November 2016).
  • Experiences with Freedom of Information requests, data journalism, cross border collaboration are welcome.
  • It is an advantage to apply as a cross border team.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Russia.

For more information, please visit n-vestigate Project.

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