IJ4EU fund awards €315,000 to 12 investigative projects

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An independent jury has selected 12 investigative journalism projects for funding under the inaugural round of the IJ4EU fund. More than 60 teams of EU-based journalists had presented projects worth more than €3 million as part of the call. “We received a large number of excellent projects and had to make difficult choices in funding only […]

Successful start for investigative journalism fund #IJ4EU

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More than 60 teams of EU-based investigative journalists have applied for grants worth more than 2 million euros as part of the inaugural #IJ4EU fund, jointly launched by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and the International Press Institute (IPI) in March. The #IJ4EU fund is intended to support collaboration among EU-based journalists and newsrooms on disclosures […]

‘Panama Papers’ editor to head #IJ4EU fund jury

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Wolfgang Krach, editor-in-chief of Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung, will serve as the jury chair of the inaugural Investigative Journalism for Europe (#IJ4EU) fund, which will distribute up to €450,000 to support cross-border investigative journalism projects in the European Union. As editor of the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, Krach led the paper’s investigation of the Panama Papers in cooperation with […]