- Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria will be broadly similar to the submission requirements for the Investigation Support Scheme and the Freelancer Support Scheme. Specifically:
– The award will be open to cross-border investigations published via any credible medium (e.g. print, broadcast television or radio, online, documentary film, multimedia etc).
– Nominated investigations must have been published between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021.
– Nominated investigations must involve journalists from at least two EU member states.
– Nominated investigations need to highlight issues of common interest to citizens of at least two EU member states, and be seen to have strengthened European media.
– Nominated investigations may have been published in any language. However, for investigations not published in English, a translation in English of the core investigation/summary must be provided.
– Nominations must include any significant challenge to the honesty, accuracy or fairness of an entry, such as published letters, corrections, retractions as well as responses by the relevant newspaper or website.
- Type of Funding: Award
- Target Countries: European Union Member Countries plus Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey
- Application Language: Official EU languages
Nominations are now open for the Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU) Impact Award to celebrate excellence in cross-border investigative journalism in Europe.
The IJ4EU Impact Award celebrates the best investigative journalism carried out by teams collaborating across borders in European Union member states and EU candidate countries. Now in its second year, it is managed by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF).
For more information, visit IJ4EU.