Investigative journalism. Pressure points of the Regions
(In partnership with People in Need (Czech Republic)
The program is designed for investigative reporters from the Russian regions willing to build up their professional skills, broaden their knowledge of new media technologies, data journalism, provide them with instruments to strengthen their safety while doing investigations.
The training includes seminars in Moscow and Prague by leading journalists of Fond 19/29 and colleagues from OCCRP . First applicants have to send their CVs and motivation letters to the organizers. Those who are picked up as participants also send the topics of the stories they plan to do as part of the project. In-between interactive seminars participants work on their investigations being consulted by the program tutors. The best investigations are to be published in Novaya Gazeta (Russia) and biggest independent Russian Internet media. The training is free.

Blogger School
Seminars and master classes for investigative reporters and bloggers in the Russian regions willing to develop their professional skills. The members of our team since 2011 has been doing trainings in Moscow, Yaroslavl, St. Petersburg, Gunib (Dagestan), Yakutsk, Voronezh, Stavropol, Kazan, Podolsk, Tomsk, Kyzil, Niznevartovsk, Kaliningrad, Petrozavodsk, Perm, other Russian regional centers. The leading Russian and foreign investigative journalists (including colleagues from the OCCRP) experts in law and linguistics, popular bloggers, well- known public figures were invited as guest-lecturers. Applicants had to send to the organizers their CVs and motivation letters. Each seminar could host 15 students. The training is free.