Int’l Stories Honored by 2018 IRE Awards

The just-announced IRE awards honor powerful stories ranging from U.S. sex harassment to murders in Kiev and London. Winners of IRE's top honor, a medal, included the documentary Killing Pavel, on the murder of a Russian journalist in Ukraine, produced by GIJN members Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and Slidstvo. "This year’s entries were among the finest examples of investigative reporting I’ve seen since I began my tenure on the awards committee," said contest chair Jill Riepenhoff.

Source: IRE

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Killing Pavel

Killing Pavel, a documentary that reveals new details about the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet in Ukraine last year, is now available on the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) YouTube channel in Ukrainian, Russian and English. The 44-year-old was killed by a car bomb in the Ukrainian capital in July 2016. For over nine months, reporters at OCCRP and its Ukrainian partner conducted their own investigation, both into the murder and into the unsuccessful police probe.

Source: OCCRP

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Journalists Gathered for Mezhyhirya Fest in Ukraine

Documents exposing the enormous web of corruption involving Victor Yanukovych were in the spotlight at Mezhyhirya Fest, an international conference on investigative journalism held at the fugitive ex-president’s opulent country estate outside Kyiv. The three-day festival featured more than 30 events and brought together more than 300 leading Ukrainian and international experts and activists.

Source: KyivPost

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Support for Independent Media in Ukraine

The German network for Reporting on Eastern Europe (n-ost), and SCOOP, the Danish project to support investigative reporting in Eastern Europe, have managed to raise 8.400 EUR for three important Ukrainian media: the independent tv-station, the weekly Kyiv Post and the Institute of Mass Information.

Source: KyivPost

Posted on: March 26, 2014