What We Do

We combine local and international talent to showcase coverage respected for its impartiality and in-depth reporting and analysis.

What We Do

We anticipate and meet rapidly changing needs in journalism skills and media literacy, especially in underserved countries.

What We Do

We deliver targeted assistance to bolster sustainability of often-embattled independent media organizations.

Our projects

Transitions Magazine:
For more than two decades, Transitions has provided insightful coverage of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Turkey, and Eurasia. Our network of local and international contributors examine the news and trends shaping the region. We serve as a platform for the region’s independent journalists to cover topics often underreported in their home countries.
Media Academy:
More than 10,000 people have passed through our training programs. Our courses specialize in traditional journalism skills; the latest digital techniques; media literacy; and combatting disinformation. We have developed our own online learning platform for both mentored and self-learning courses and regularly run webinars and online workshops.
Solutions Journalism:
Solutions journalism spotlights effective responses to societal problems. This innovative reporting approach enhances accountability and public engagement and can serve as a catalyst for meaningful change. Transitions provides training, mentoring, and stipends for journalists who want to embark on rigorous coverage of what’s working in their communities.
Press Start:
Press Start is the first global crowdfunding platform for reporters in countries where the press cannot report freely. Our crowdfunding campaigns offer a lifeline for reporters unable to find financing for stories important to their communities. Press Start seeks talented journalists with scant resources to support their work, connecting them with a global audience willing to invest in them.

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Join our course to spend two weeks in Prague, Czech Republic learning all the skills you need to succeed as a foreign reporter from experienced journalists. Our faculty have reported for The New York Times, The Observer, Reuters, Radio Free Europe, The Financial Times and more!

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Call for submissions open for Global Short Docs Forum 2023

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity! Apply by 13 December 2022.

We would like to invite all talented filmmakers, producers, video journalists from our coverage region: Eastern/Southern Europe, Caucasus and the Post-soviet countries to apply!

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New online workshop and mentoring program by Transitions and

We have one more workshops that we will hold for our project for journalists from eligible countries: all the countries from the EU, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine, Bosnia, and Tunisia. On 14 December 2022 – A journalist’s guide to fighting disinformation via TikTok – Tips and tricks. Trainer: Jan Žabka (register here)..

Finally, we are also offering mentoring from top experts on local, cross-border journalism. So if you are struggling in a specific area, we will find a mentor to help! If you are interested, fill out the mentoring request form.

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