By Barbara Trionfi and Jane Whyatt
It was Hungarian Green MEP Benedek Jávor who summed up the success of the long campaign for investigative journalism in the EU: “This is an emotional moment for me.” That proud emotion spread like a wave around the two hundred people in the conference hall.
Benedek Javor MEP in discussion at the UNCOVERED conference. Photo: ECPMF
Its ripples reached hundreds more whose lives have changed thanks to the Investigative Journalism for EU (IJ4EU) grants, or who were watching the event on live social media.
The IJ4EU UNCOVERED conference marked a great achievement: twelve cross-border investigations published in countries…