We are pleased to announce the 2020 Ion Rațiu Journalism Award, which acknowledges the merits of investigative journalists who have carried out important investigations in Romania in 2019.

Launched in 2015 and inspired by Ion Rațiu who, upon his return to Romania in 1990, after 50 years in exile, fought for the freedom of the press, the Award promotes and encourages investigative journalism in Romania by rewarding the most important achievements of Romanian journalists.

The nominations of investigative journalists will be made by the Center for Independent Journalism, Active Watch, the Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism and by representatives of Romanian journalism faculties and departments.

The 2020 program calendar will be announced soon. Program changes might occur.

The former awardees are:

2019 – Alex Nedea,
2018 – Paul Radu, RISE Project 
2017 – Ovidiu Vanghele, Factual.roSă fie lumină
2016 – Emilia Șercan,
2015 – Cătălin Tolontan,

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No. 1, Piata 1 Dec. 1918 Turda, jud. Cluj, Romania


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