The awards for excellence in journalism Every year, the European Press Prize salutes en encourages the highest achievements in European journalism. You are invited to join us, hear about last year’s finest works of journalism and talk to the people that created them.
London March 17 2014 – Reuters Headquarters, 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf.
12:00 Arrival drinks
12:30 Prizegiving ceremony
13:30 Informal drinks and lunch with winners
14:00 Discussions on the future of European journalism
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Neil Arun, “Series on items such as corruption, football hooliganism and the unsettled legacy of war and communism”, published by Balkan Insight, Serbia.
Simon Book and Massimo Bognanni, “Gefährliche Geschäfte” (Dangerous Business), published by Handelsblatt, Germany.
Paul Radu, Mihai Munteanu, Luke Harding, Ion Preașcă, Iurie Sănduță and Cristi Ciupercă, “A Murderer’s Trail”, published by The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Romania.
Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh and Yeganeh Torbati, “The Assets of the Ayatollah”, published by Reuters, United Kingdom.
The investigative-research-department of Süddeutsche Zeitung in cooperation with Norddeutscher Rundfunk, “The secret wars” published by the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany.
Marcel Rosenbach, Laura Poitras and Holger Stark, “Codename Apalachee”, published by Der Spiegel, Germany and Nick Hopkins, “The Snowden files: How GCHQ and the NSA conducted mass surveillance in Europe” published by The Guardian, United Kingdom
Wolfgang Bauer, “Inside the drone war” and “Aleppo Justice”, published by Die Zeit, Germany.
Lex Boon, “De kunst van het stelen -
Het tragische lot van de geroofde Kunsthalwerken” (The art of Stealing – The tragic fate of the masterpieces stolen from Rotterdam), published by NRC, The Netherlands.
Stephen Grey, “Greece’s banking disaster”, published by Reuters, United Kingdom.
Sergey Khazov, different articles on LGBT teenagers and religious and ethnical minorities in Russia, published by The New Times magazine, Russian Federation.
Elena Ledda, “Mafias from a female perspective”, published by El Pais, Spain.
Line Vaaben and Nanna Schelde, “Dødshjælp” (Help to die), published by Kristeligt Dagblad, Denmark.
Yavuz Baydar, Ombudsman columns, aimed for publication but censored June 24 and July 22, 2013, Turkey.
Rutger Bregman, “Waarom we iedereen gratis geld moeten geven” (‘Why we should give free money to everyone’) , published by De Correspondent, The Netherlands.
Boris Dežulović, “Vukovar: a Life-Size Monument to the Dead City”, published by Globus, Croatia.
Maria Louka, “Love or Nothing”, published by Vimagazino at Vima Newspaper, Greece.
Simon Nixon “A Cogent Analysis of European Economics and Finance ”, published by The Wall Street Journal, United Kingdom.
Harald Schumann, “Der Deutsche Irrweg”, published by Tagesspiegel, Germany.
Paolo Bernocco, “ Italy, a weak territory / The hydrogeological instability in data”, published by La Stampa, Italy.
Espen Sandli and Linn Kongsli Hillestad, “Null CTRL”, published by Dagbladet, Norway.
De Correspondent – a world record in journalism crowd funding, The Netherlands.
Joe Parkinson, Neal Mann, Nour Malas, Ayla Albayrak, “Borderlands”, published by The Wall Street Journal, Turkey.
Exploring the Margins of Cultural Journalism, by Upsala Nya Tidning, Sweden.
Interdata and Forum from European members of International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Investigative Smartgrid from Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism (CRJI.org), theblacksea.eu and thesponge.eu.
- The collaborative project “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze” by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) along with 24 European media partners, which includes the creation of the online secure research platform Interdata.
- Sebastian Mondial, Matt Fowler and Duncan Campbell, “Interdata research database and Forum collaboration system”, publications in 19 European newspapers and in over 50 other global publications by members of ICIJ.
- Stefan Candea, “Investigative Smartgrid: a new, open business model for a modular journalistic enterprise pioneered by CRJI in Eastern Europe”.
The European Press Prize selection process.
The final shortlist is announced. Our panel of judges will commence the daunting task of selecting the winner in each category, and possibly award the special prize. Sir Harold Evans will chair their meeting on the first of March in London.
After the judges have decided, the winners of the European Press Prize will be publicly announced in London during the award ceremony on the 17th of March.
The Investigative Reporting Award