Tag JiR Interview
24 Nov

“The evidence of crimes done by the Russian forces will become the textbook of Ukraine’s recent history” – Interview with a Ukrainian Journalist in Residence.

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with JiR fellows, we interviewed a Ukrainian journalist who is now in exile in Leipzig.

29 Sep

“There should not be such an amount of militaristic and aggressively thinking people in one country” – interview with a Russian Journalist-in-Residence

As part of our series of interviews with ECPMF Journalists-in-Residence, we spoke to one of our journalists about the media freedom landscape in Russia and the working situation as an exiled journalist.

15 Aug

“Both journalists and filmmakers are in danger because of their expressions about reality” – Interview with journalist and filmmaker Evdokia Moskvina

As part of our series of interviews with ECPMF Journalists-in-Residence, we spoke to Evdokia Moskvina about her career as a journalist and a documentary filmmaker.

9 Aug

“The most important thing in working abroad is to deliver truthful information” – Reporting on Belarus in 2022

To mark the second anniversary of fraudulent elections in Belarus, we spoke to journalist Tatsiana Ashurkevich about her first-hand experience of media freedom's suppression in Belarus, reporting on her home country from abroad, and what the future holds for Belarussian media.

16 Jun

“You can’t write anything without considering the war, because the war changed everything” – Interview with Ukrainian journalist Maria Grynevych

Maria Grynevych is a Ukrainian journalist and Chief Editor of the news agency Socportal. She has been displaced since the start of the war in Ukraine. Maria is currently participating in ECPMF’s Journalist-in-Residence programme in Leipzig.

16 May

“Moscow wants us to shut up and not tell the truth” – Interview with Ukrainian JiR Kristina Zelenyuk

Kristina Zelenyuk is a Ukrainian journalist with over ten years' experience. She currently works with the TV Channel 1+1 and the website TSN, one of Ukraine’s biggest media outlets. Kristina is currently participating in ECPMF's Journalist-in-Residence programme in Leipzig. 

30 Mar

“We always need solidarity” – Interview with independent Turkish journalist Metin Cihan

An interview with Metin Cihan, Turkish social media journalist and former ECPMF JiR, on the challenges of reporting in Turkey and continuing his work in exile.

13 Jan

“In Leipzig I felt very safe. I had time to think.” – Ayşe Düzkan, ECPMF Journalist-in-Residence