PRESS RELEASES & EVENTS

Our press releases and the events we participate in or that we find interesting.

Jan Kuciak, new investigations one year after his murder

Today we will publish an in-depth look into how exactly the mafias came to Slovakia and Eastern Europe. Related stories will be published Wednesday, Feb. 20 and Thursday, Feb. 21, and will include new information on Kuciak’s murder.

Slovak Police Must Return Seized Reporter’s Phone Immediately

Yesterday, Slovakia’s National Crime Agency seized a mobile phone belonging to our partner, investigative reporter Pavla Holcova from the Czech Center for Investigative Reporting. Slovak police invited Pavla for an interview for what we believed was a friendly meeting...

IRPI wins the Google Digital News Initiative

The Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy, is one of the winners of Google’s Digital News Initiative and will receive funding for its new project “Mafia Files”. The fund, in its second edition, encourages...

European Parliament taken to Court by journalists from all EU countries

For the first time ever journalists representing all European member states have teamed up to file complaints with the European Court of Justice against the European Parliament (EP). The institution refused to grant the journalists’ requests for access to information...

OCCRP wins Global Shining Light Award

Il centro di giornalismo di inchiesta Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) ha vinto il Global Light Shining Award

ExpoLeaks, the whistleblowing platform for the Expo2015

IRPI launched ExpoLeaks, the first independent whistleblowing platform for anonymous reports of corruption linked to the multimillion euro contract for the infrastructures of the Expo international exhibition.

IRPILEAKS, the first Italian platform for whistleblowers

Are you aware of any wrongdoing in the sector of public administration, of rigged procurements, scams, frauds, corruption, unreported environmental disasters or, last but not least, organised crime networks and related activities?

IRPI mentioned for outstanding merits in investigative journalism

A Special Mention has been assigned to IRPI by the Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) “in order to acknowledge the role and importance of this newly established centre promoting investigative reporting carried out by Italian journalists mostly cooperating with world-wide investigative networks”.

A year of IRPI

On the 21st of July 2012 in via dei Volsci, in Rome, IRPI came to life. After a bit more than a year, here you have an analysis of its first steps. Click on the image to read our report.

IRPI shortlisted for the Data Journalism Award 2013

IRPI’s investigation “Gaza’s gas: the EU’s burned millions” by Cecilia Ferrara and Assia Rabinowitz has been shortlisted together with other 71 finalists for the Data Journalism Awards 2013 (DJA).