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2016 – Interlink at the Netzwerk Recherche Jahreskonferenz

How do investigative journalists in Ukraine deal with research on corruption in politics and businesses? What is possible in a country in a state of emergency? What are the opportunities and threats? The Interlink Academy has presented a panel on investigative journalism in Ukraine at the Netzwerk Recherche Jahreskonferenz 2016 in July in Hamburg.

As one of the top investigative journalists in Ukraine, the TV journalist Denys Bihus gave an insight in one of his famous investigations. In addition, the free media activist and lecturer Dr. Nataliya Vygovskaya talked about the state of media freedom in the Zaporiszhzhya region in the Southeast Ukraine. The panel discussion  ath the Netzwerk Recherche Jahreskonferenz was moderated by Interlink Director Werner Eggert and supported by the German section of Reporters without Borders.

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2015 – Digital Journalism for Eastern Europe

Journalists from Eastern Europe undergo intensive multimedia training and visit various newsrooms in Hamburg. Internet analyst Dan Gillmor spoke to them in a webinar. See more pictures in our gallery.

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2015 – At the Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Interlink alumn Ronny Rojas (right) and his colleague won the Global Shining Light Award for an investigation into the smuggling of cigarettes in Latin America. Ronny was trained by Interlink's team in 2013/2014.

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2016 – Journalists from St. Petersburg Study German Media

Congratulations: 14 Russian journalists from St. Petersburg studied and discussed the German media system in a blended learning course - locally in St. Petersburg, online on our e-learning platform and on a study trip to Hamburg.

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