The European Journalism Centre believes journalists have a key role to play in improving people’s lives through access to information, data, and perspectives that build bridges. Yet European journalism faces increasing pressures on revenue, attention, trust and independence. Engaged journalism — reporting that empowers communities and their conversations — offers a solution that can positively impact journalism and society. Following months of research, we’ve learned that European news organisations that place community engagement at the heart of their strategy are making significant progress.
This is why the European Journalism Centre, with funding from the News Integrity Initiative and Civil, launched a €1.7m Engaged Journalism Accelerator.
The programme involved: