Investigative journalism competition 2016

In 2016 Media4change invited journalists investigatė political corruption cases and to bring them to light for the public. The winners of the competition were awarded a financial prize.


Media4change together with an NGO “White Gloves” decided to shake the foundations of corruption in politics. Since 2014 we organize competitions of investigative journalism, providing consultations to candidates and supporting them financially. In 2016 we invited 11 journalists to investigate political corruption cases. Sucess of a journalistic investigation starts with a good plan, which provides a green light to candidates entering the second round of the competition. The Jury made of journalism practitioners and experts carefully evaluated submitted plans of journalistic investigations. 8 individual journalists and 1 team were selected to go into the second round.


The Commission

Audronė Nugaraitė
Media expert
Aleksandras Dobryninas
Rytas Staselis
Investigative Journalism Expert
Dovydas Pancerovas
Investigative journalist
Neringa Jurčiukonytė
CEO, Media4Change
Šarūnas Černiauskas
Investigative journalist, founder of Investigative journalism centre "Siena"
Valentina Čeplevičiūtė
Journalist, Consultant of Former President of Lithuania
Džina Donauskaitė
Director of the Lithuanian Journalist Center
Skirmantas Malinauskas
Marija Šaraitė
Head of "Baltosios pirštinės"