Stefan Candea – Co-founder of The Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism and

“In the last few years we have been building a backbone for investigative journalism-related initiatives in Eastern Europe. While mainstream media are collapsing, we are setting up publishing platforms for investigative stories. So we have the right people asking the right questions and usually publishing on global platforms, but we have almost nobody paying for such diving deep journalism. is becoming THE place to go for us. is a financial lifeboat for in-depth journalism in my region.”