AMSTERDAM, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The European Press Prize has nominated journalists from 18 countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine and the UK - in four categories; distinguished writing, innovation, commentary and investigative reporting.
Distinguished Writing Award -
Königskinder - The Story of Ahmed and Alin by Claas Relotius
Colectiv by Irina Tacu, Ana Maria Ciobanu, Andreea Giuclea, Cristian Lupșa and Oana Sandu.
Destinazione Paradiso. Tra i jihadisti delle Maldive by Francesca Borri
Stiefvater Staat by Dialika Neufeld
Toyota and Mercedes for elected officials and civil servants by Taras Zozulinskyy
Glass Girl by Thomas Ergo, Hans Petter Aass and Rune Vandvik.
71 Leben by Felix Hutt
Innovation Award -
Maldita Hemeroteca Clara Jiménez Cruz and Julio Montes Moreno
Monitoring EU Funded Projects in Hungary by Tamás Bodoky, András Becker, Antónia Rádi, Gábor Vágó, Katalin Erdélyi and Ildikó Kovács
EU Referendum Tracker by Kate Day
The Turkish Coup through the eyes of its plotters by Christiaan Triebert
The Baby in the Plastic Bag by Bernt Jakob Oksnes
Coda Story by Natalia Antelava
Eldiario.es's business model by Juan Luis Sánchez
Commentator Award -
The Brexit columns by Fintan O'Toole
Fischer im Recht by Thomas Fischer
Microrevolutions in everyday racism by Sinan Çankaya
Editorials of Newsweek Polska by Tomasz Lis
In Europe columns by Caroline de Gruyter
If you've got money, you vote in ... if you haven't got money, you vote out by John Harris
Investigation Award -
Panama Papers by the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Le Monde, The Guardian and 39 other European media outlets.
Babies for sale by Kostas Koukoumakas, Thanasis Troboukis, Millen Enchev and Laurent Laughlin
Mapping the Weapons of Terror by Fabrice Arfi in collaboration with the European Investigative Collaboration
Anabolics Maffia by Rata Mariana
Dark Money: London's Dirty Secret by Tom Burgis
Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia
Eu-skandale vokser Politikere Anklager: Misbrugt af Messerschmidt Per Mathiessen, Jonas Sahl, James Kristoffer Miles, Peter Jeppesen, Kristian Larsen, Wojciech Ciesla, Michal Krzymowski and Sarunas Cerniauskas.
The winners of the 2017 European Press Prize will be announced on April 20, 2017 in cultural centre De Balie, in Amsterdam. During the Award Ceremony, the Special Award (left at the discretion of the judges) will also be announced.
Lily Schim v/d Loeff
SOURCE The European Press Prize