Two experts with fascinating insights into organised crime will be joining this year’s BIRN Summer School as guest lecturers.
Eric Nalder, an investigative journalist and trainer from the United States, will take part in the BIRN Summer School 2013.
Balkan-based journalists can apply for scholarships at the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2013 until August 5.
The fourth BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting will be held from August 25-31 at Lake Bled in Slovenia.
Three investigations, to be conducted by the journalist who attended the Summer School 2012, will be financially supported by BIRN.
Stephen Grey and Paul Lewis trained BIRN Summer School participants in how to use digital age tools to reach sourves and compile interesting and understandable investigation articles.
Journalists can only combat corruption in the Balkans through indepth investigations - though few reporters have the time or resources for such work, a round table at BIRN's Summer School in Macedonia heard.
Belgrade investigative journalist Stevan Dojcinovic showed BIRN Summer School participants how to follow the money trail when investigating money laundering, corruption and organised crime.
As BIRN's Summer School continues, Helen Darbishire, Lawrence Marzouk and Marcus Lindemann trained participants on the efficient use of freedom-of-information laws and Google search tools.
Journalists in the Balkans must band together to defend freedom of speech against a range of political and economic pressures, a BIRN round table on Monday in Macedonia heard.
Paul Radu on Tuesday told BIRN's Summer School of Investigative Reporting participants how to track down the real owners of offshore companies.
More than 20 journalists from all over the world are taking part in BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting at Lake Mavrovo in Macedonia.
Every year, the number of journalists from the Balkans attracted to BIRN Summer School increases. The number of applications submitted and webpage views suggests there are a substantial number of journalists from South East Europe that are interested in gaining new investigative techniques.
Stephen Grey is best known for revealing details of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program. The first article published was in the New Statesman under the headline 'America's Gulag'.
Paul Lewis runs teams of journalists at the Guardian newspaper working on a range of investigations. He recently led Reading the Riots, a major research project into the causes and consequences of the England riots.