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  • Attack on the President of Croatian Journalists’ Association, Saša Leković

    2016. 11. 02. | News

    Saša Leković, president of the Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND), noticed that his car was damaged while driving on 27 October 2016. The auto mechanic told Leković that “two screws on the front right wheel were damaged with a saw”. Had he not slowed down and stopped the car, the screws would have broken, states HND on its website. In their response HND’s executive board characterised the incident as an assassination attempt. …read more »

  • European Press Prize 2017 – Open for entries!

    2016. 11. 02. | News

    European Press Prize – the awards for excellence in journalism – is open for entries until 16 December 2016. Entries must have been published between 1 December 2015 and 31 December 2016. Any journalist living and working in Europe or writing for a European media organisation/blog can submit their work. For more information visit the European Press Prize’s website.

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  • Local journalism in the limelight

    2016. 10. 05. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) conducted an online questionnaire survey about the situation of journalists working for local media in Hungary in spring of 2016. This survey, coupled with several background interviews with local journalists was presented at the international conference “Local journalism in the limelight” held on 21st September 2016. …read more »

  • Digital branding and the role of social media in journalism

    2016. 09. 29. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    How have social media impacted journalism over the past few years? How do news media organizations have been using social media channels for their brand building? These were the issues in the focus the workshop and panel discussions held on 20 September 2016 by the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) for journalists and media students in Budapest. …read more »

  • The Conquest of Data Journalism – summer camp at University of Pécs

    2016. 06. 20. | News, News: Relaunching Journalism

    The Center for Independent Journalism and the Communication and Media Departement of the University of Pécs organize a summer camp on data journalism for media professionals and students from 5th to 7th July 2016. The event is to take place at the  University of Pécs, Communication and Media Departement (Zsolnay District, Building E25). Application deadline: 30 June 2016. …read more »

  • Young Data Journalist Award Ceremony

    2016. 05. 24. | News

    Levente Kersánszki and Ákos Zulik are the winners of the 2016 Young Data Journalist Award with their project proposal on mapping the alternative, online Hungarian political public sphere. The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) held the Young Data Journalist Award Ceremony on May 23, 2016.

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