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Greece’s map for predicting wildfires is anachronistic and inadequate

Scientific gaps and other serious shortcomings characterize the unknown process of issuing the risk prediction map by the Civil Protection in Greece that determines the response of the authorities to fire incidents.

(Why) Europe is running out of Meds

(Why) Europe is running out of Meds

MIIR together with collaborating media teams from EDJNET spent a three month period looking for data and managed to create an updated database on drug shortages in Europe.

The black box of medicine shortages in Greece

The black box of medicine shortages in Greece

MIIR jointly with the collaborating journalistic teams of the EDJNET searched for data and managed to create a database of medicine shortages in Europe. Greek official data show that Greece has the longest median duration of drug shortages among the countries we examined.

The Undeclared War on Women in Europe-Part 1

The Undeclared War on Women in Europe-Part 1

A cross-border investigation by MIIR, conducted for the first time in Europe, with the participation of 18 newsrooms in the context of the European Data Journalism Network, has attempted to shed light on the gaps created by the mass shortages of up to date data on the deaths and violence against women in Europe today.

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MIIR members joined Reporters United in the major ICIJ #CyprusConfidential investigation

Strength in unity MIIR members joined Reporters United in the major ICIJ #CyprusConfidential investigation The investigation, in which 270 journalists and 68 media outlets joined forces, is being carried out by the International Consortium of Investigative...

Trapped in Paradise: MIIR’s investigation on the tourism industry is out now

What lies behind the celebratory headlines about Greece’s “heavy industry”, tourism? After poring over thousands of pages, liaising with tens of workers, officials, trade unionists and industry insiders, investigating in situ in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, we...

MIIR attended workshops on FOIA requests

28/2/2010 Workshops on the right of access to information internationally

MIIR becomes member of EDJNET!

15/12/2019 We are happy to announce that the Mediterranean Institute for Investigative Reporting is joning EDJNET, as the first based in Greece journalistic organisation.

Correspondence from London and the “Truth and Trust Online” Conference

8/10/2019 More than 250 academics, professionals, journalists and researchers participated in the “Truth and Trust Online” conference, with public debate on fake news, misinformation, deepfakes

“Tweets on the Dark Side of the Web” is now online

June 4, 2019 – MIIR’s first investigation on automated political propaganda through twitter in the Greek “Τwittersphere” is also being published in English….

MIIR’S first investigation is out!

May 20, 2019 – MIIR may have been officially founded on January 2019, but its data-driven seedlings were planted earlier, in the form of twitter bots…

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