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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Independent and social media platforms
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Year approved:2017

Strengthening Independent Investigative Journalism in Lebanon

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Beirut Today
  • Start date: 13 March 2017
  • End date: 13 March 2019

Initiative summary:

Beirut Today is an online platform, which enables writers, bloggers and activists to voice diverse opinions, free from the influence of advertisers and political figures. The main objective of this initiative is to strengthen investigative and analytical journalism and reporting in Lebanon around social and economic rights in order to work against the trend of biased media outlets and censorship. Thanks to EED support, they are strengthening their structure and developing a sustainable fundraising strategy.

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