The "Free Media Awards – Supporting Independent Journalism in Eastern Europe“ are up to the ZEIT-Stiftung together with the Norwegian Stiftelsen Fritt Ord. Since 2016, each year five prizes are available to independent journalists and media from Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia or Armenia.more
Journalism and Media
The right to freedom of speech and a free press are by no means a given in Eastern Europe, but have been hard won over several decades. This is why the ZEIT-Stiftung supports independent media and courageous journalists in Eastern European countries.