VVOJ Conference 2010


GENT - The conference of the Dutch-Belgian Investigative Journalists’ Association VVOJ is to take place on Friday November 19 and Saturday November 2010 in the Belgian town of Ghent. This year’s theme is Journalism on the Edge.

Waaris.eu competition seeks 60s movie about Europe


BRUSSELS — Waaris.eu stands for Whereis.eu. It is an online competition that challenges everybody to make a movie of 60 seconds about the European Union. What does the EU mean to you? What impact does it have on your daily life? And maybe your one-minute movie will appear on the International Film Festival of Flanders in Ghent! You win your share of the € 2500 prize money!

Media freedom threatened in most European countries, says OSCE


BRUSSELS - Media freedom is threatened in most European countries, warns the Organisation for Co-operation and Security in Europe, highlighting incidences in several of its member states including EU countries France, Italy and Greece.

Huge leak of US Military files posted on Wikileaks


STOCKHOLM - Whistleblowers' website Wikileaks obtained the files and made them available to The Guardian newspaper as well as the New York Times and German weekly Der Spiegel.

Journalist murdered


ATHENS - Journalist Socrates Giolias was shot at his house's entrance in the district of Ilioupolis. It is reported that police collected from this point minimum 15 shells from a 9mm firearm.

Bevins Prize for investigative journalism opens for entries

LONDON - The Bevins Prize, established to recognise outstanding achievement in investigative journalism, has opened for entries for its 2010 award.

Informatiebescherming in IJsland


REYKJAVIK - Het IJslandse parlement heeft unaniem een wet aangenomen waardoor de vrijheid van meningsuiting en van informatie wordt versterkt. Nieuwsorganisaties, blogs en andere personen en instanties kunnen namelijk gevoelige informatie veilig onderbrengen op het eiland.

Live from the 6th global conference of investigative journalism


 Follow here in streaming the 6th global conference of investigative journalism. Debates take place from the 22th to the 25 of april, in Geneva.

Investigative journalism in Belgium - Alain Lallemand


Speech of Alain Lallemand (Le Soir).