Our managing editor, Brigitte Alfter, spoke about 'How to put collaborative journalism into practice' in Perugia on April 14th. Stories don’t stop at national borders. More collaboration in the field of journalism is essential, as topics like global crime, climate change, or migration affect people, regions and economies across the world. A story that spans… Continue reading Brigitte Alfter talked about ‘How to put collaborative journalism into practice’ at the International Journalism Festival (Perugia)
BRUSSELS – During its February 2018 application round, Journalismfund.eu received 21 applications for cross-border projects. Journalists from all over Europe applied. The February 15 deadline for grant applications attracted a total of 21 projects. Behind them were 82 team members from 28 countries, and the total amount applied for was €252,878. The jury will… Continue reading News – 21 Projects Submitted to Journalismfund.eu
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After crossing seas and walls, some asylum seeker arriving in Europe have to cross one more wired fence: one made of words. Nine European countries apply a controversial linguistic test to check for the origin of undocumented asylum seekers. This technique, called LADO (Language Analysis for the Determination of Origin) has been questioned by… Continue reading Working grant – Refugees: The Risk of Using Language as a Passport
What does the voice of a person reveal about his or her identity? Is it like DNA or fingerprint? How does the brain interpret voices? Are computers better than humans at doing it? Dozens of controversial judicial cases ring the alarm on the misuse of voices in courts. Forensic speech science is an unregulated sector,… Continue reading Working grant – Hearing Voices
BRUSSELS - After four years, from the very start of the working grants project in 2009 until 2013, Nils Mulvad's time has come to leave the Journalismfund.eu jury. Time for an interview about the observations he made during his time as a jury member. Nils, what can you say about the overall quality of… Continue reading Interview with Nils Mulvad
BRUSSELS, 26/03/2013 - For the second time, after The Guardian's David Leigh in 2011, a member of the Journalismfund.eu jury is replaced and goes public: investigative and data journalist and European Journalist of the Year 2006, Nils Mulvad. Journalismfund.eu works with an anonymous jury to assess the applications for working grants and attribute the available budget.… Continue reading Jury member goes public!