Journalism Across Borders

June 2 2022

How does big journalistic collaborations like Panama Papers and Pandora Papers come about and how can they contribute to promoting international justice and democratic change?

June 2 2022 17:00–18:00 Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, Oslo

The Fritt Ord Foundation and the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo host a meeting with Gerard Ryle, Director of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), as part of the series Nobel Peace Talks. The series highligt topics related to the Nobel Peace Prize to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov.

Ryle will appear in conversation with Per Anders Johansen, journalist in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten and ICIJ Member. The conversation will be moderated by managing editor Ingeborg Eliassen from Investigate Europe.

ICIJ is an independent global network of 280 investigative journalists and over 100 media organizations spanning more than 100 countries. Fritt Ord has supported ICIJ since 2018 and is also a supporter of Investigate Europe since 2017.


- Welcome Kjersti Fløgstad, Executive Director, Nobel Peace Center
- Introduction Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord
- Gerald Ryle and Per Anders Johansen in a conversation moderated by Ingeborg Eliassen

The event takes place at the Nobel Peace Center, and can also be streamed live here.



In Oslo for discussions across the dividing lines of the war

December 5 2022

Journalists, writers, film-makers, artists, cultural critics and other cultural personalities will be meeting in Oslo for discussions and conversations to explore questions related to exile, colonialism, conflict and cooperation – across the dividing lines of war.

Skjermbilde 2022 11 23 kl. 02.49.22

A TV documentary about Shabana. New Fritt Ord grants in October

November 27 2022

Fritt Ord’s list of ordinary allocations in October for more than NOK 100 000 has been updated to include grants for a wide variety of different projects, including a documentary series about Shabana Rehman.

23 juli 2011

Survey of media coverage from 2011 to 2022 of the terrorist acts committed on 22 July 2011

October 26 2022

For the first time, a systematic analysis has been made of 11 years of media coverage on the acts of terror committed on 22 July 2011.
Nearly 500 000 newspaper articles have been published about the right-wing extremist acts of terror from the time they were committed until the summer of 2022.

Andriy dubchak

Ukrainian journalists, photographers and media to receive five Free Media Awards for 2022 from the Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung

August 19 2022

Photographers, videographers, journalists, war correspondents and media in Ukraine are risking their lives to cover Russia’s brutal war of aggression in their country. This year, all five of the Free Media Awards’ Press Prizes are destined for Ukrainian photographers, journalists and media in recognition of their efforts to document the suffering and the challenges that Ukrainian people are facing due to hostile destruction and war crimes committed by Russian troops. The journalism being produced under extremely trying circumstances is of exceptional quality.