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The Undeclared War on Women in Europe-Part 1

Femicide and rising violence against women in the time of the pandemic – Greece is in the lead in Europe in a bloody scenery of gender-based violence and inequality, that is perpetuated only by the changing of tragic protagonists.

A cross-border investigation into the matter 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.

What a year of pandemic tells us about European healthcare systems

What a year of pandemic tells us about European healthcare systems

The number of doctors and nurses and the population density of a region are more important indicators than the number of ICUs in predicting Covid-19 deaths. There does not appear to be a causal association between per-capita numbers of ICUs and deaths from Covid....

Trapped in Paradise

Trapped in Paradise

  THE DARK FACE OF THE GREEK TOURISM INDUSTRYPosted workers in the EU: how letterbox companies based in Bulgaria are getting awaywith overworked, underdeclared and underpaid workers in Greek hotels.A months-long cross-border investigation about the hotel industry. By...

Road deaths in the EU are still way off target

Road deaths in the EU are still way off target

The number of victims of road accidents is decreasing year after year in Europe, but its reduction is slower than anticipated. Every year, about 25,000 people still die in accidents in the EU. Author: Kostas Zafeiropoulos On the night of 11 August 2016, 29-year-old...

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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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