Lessons learned: IJ4EU and the future of investigative journalism
By Jane Whyatt
It was Hungarian Green MEP Benedek Jávor who summed up the success of the long fundraising campaign for investigative journalism in the EU: “This is an emotional moment for me.” More than 350,000 euros had been invested in 12 cross-border teams, and at the UNCOVERED conference they presented their results.
Benedek Javor MEP in discussion with Elisa Simantke (Investigate Europe) and Ides Debruyne (journalismfund.eu) at the UNCOVERED conference. Photo: ECPMF
The UNCOVERED conference marked a great achievement: twelve cross-border IJ4EU investigations published in countries across Europe, a strong co-operation between the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)…