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Summer School: BIRN Investigative Reporting 2012, Mavrovo Macedonia, 19-25 August 2012‏

BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting, August 19-25, 2012 in Mavrovo, Macedonia – FEW PLACES LEFT!

- Scholarships for Balkan journalists -
Learn from Leading Experts in the Profession
Third BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting<> will gather a superb line-up of journalists and trainers such as lead trainer Sheila Coronel<>, Director and Professor of Professional Practice at Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University, Mark Schoofs<>, Pulitzer Prize winner, Paul Lewis Special Projects Editor for the Guardian, Reporter of the Year and 2009 Bevins Prize for outstanding investigative journalism, Marcus Lindemann<> an executive producer and journalist from Germany that is responsible for TV reports mainly broadcast on ZDF, Europe’s largest TV station, Paul Radu<>, the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting and more.
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Interactive and Practical Training Programme

Through the programme participants will learn basic investigative techniques, to structure an investigation and preparing a story memo, about computer-assisted reporting skills, to use the web and public records as sources of information and more.
Application and scholarship
Journalists from Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Romania and Bulgaria are able to apply for scholarship that will cover accommodation, full board, participation fee and travel costs up to 100 euros.
International participants can apply for the School as well, but they will have to pay participation fee.
Application is open until 1st August 2012 for scholarship students and 9th August for international ones.
>From day one, students will work and collaborate actively in small groups to pitch an investigative story idea. All participants will have the opportunity to research and develop their idea into a full story.

This year, The BIRN Summer School is set in Mavrovo, Macedonia, on the beautiful lake shore and spa resort Hotel Radika<>.
Click here to read the enrolment requirements, fill in the application form and spend a fantastic summer with the BIRN Summer School of Investgative Journalism<>.
For any information, please contact:
Jelena Cosic
BIRN Summer School
Project Coordinator<>
Office: +381 11 6 5555 99