Serbian investigative journalists receive European journalism prize

May 3, 2017

In competition between media companies from the UK, Germany, Denmark and France, the journalists of the Centre for Investigative Reporting of Serbia won the 2017 European Press Prize in the category of investigative journalism.

The CINS team was nominated for three articles on the fight against corruption in Serbia and one linking football, politics and crime, which were declared the best at the award ceremony in Amsterdam.

Other nominees included teams of the UK-based The Financial Times, Denmark’s Extra Bladet, France’s Mediapart, as well as the group of media companies that worked together on the Panama Papers project – The Guardian, Le Monde and Süddeutsche Zeitung.

The European Press Prize is one of the world’s most important investigative journalism awards. Prior to CINS, it has been won by UK agency Reuters, Spain’s El Pais and France’s Revue XXI.

Photo: Vladimir Miloradović