Serbian-Montenegrin criminal organisations have become the most powerful in Europe after years of associating with the Italian mafia, according to an Italian magazine crime editor.
Addressing participants of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting, BBC journalist Nick Thorpe has explained the techniques for making people talk and how to work with anonymous sources.
Journalists in the Balkans are coming under increasing pressure from politicians and business people, media experts have told participants of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting.
Gavin Rees from Dart Center Europe has held a session named Dealing with Victims of Trauma explaining how to ask questions and get details without opening new wounds for victims of war, violence and crime.
As part of BIRN's Summer School of Investigative Reporting, Paul Radu has tried to explain, by going through personal experience, how to track organised crime over borders and offshore.
Leading journalists and trainers from all over Europe have gathered in the Serbian town of Novi Sad to take part in the first BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting.
Places are still available for the BIRN summer school for an all-inclusive course fee of €549, which covers tuition, accommodation, meals and activities. However, the August 9th deadline is approaching fast, so please submit your application without delay.
Journalists from South East Europe still have time to apply for full scholarship to attend BIRN’s unique Summer School of Investigative Reporting from August 22 to 28 within the Petrovaradin Fortress, in the stunning Fruska Gora National Park.
Thanks to BIRN's generous sponsors, The Open Society Institute and the OSCE Serbia, we are happy to provide scholarships for a limited number of participants.
Pack a notebook and perhaps some hiking shoes and join BIRN for a unique Summer School of Investigative Reporting from August 22nd - 28th within the Petrovaradin Fortress and in the stunning Fruska Gora National Park.
As part of a multi-year regional initiative to strengthen investigative reporting with special focus on organised crime and corruption, BIRN is organising a Summer School for Investigative Reporting. The event will be held in Vojvodina, Serbia, at the Hotel Norcev, located in the Fruska Gora National Park, from August 22 to August 28.