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Albania-US Exchange Series

New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University and the Albanian Center for Quality Journalism in Tirana sponsored this series of stories reported and produced together by emerging reporters from the United States and Albania and edited by NECIR Co-Founder Joe Bergantino. The U.S. Department of State provided financial support for the student exchange program.

Friendly sentiments are not helping Albania gain more U.S. investments

by Josh Coe, Fjori Sinoruka and Blerina Allushi This story is the fifth in a series produced by reporter-fellows participating in an exchange program between the New...

How Albanian laws allow parties to hide crucial information from voters...

by J.D. Capelouto, Elsa Çerpja and Lorin Kadiu This story is the fourth in a series produced by reporter-fellows participating in an exchange program between the...

Albania’s hidden diplomats: How lobbying in America became a sphere of...

by J.D. Capelouto, Elsa Çerpja and Lorin Kadiu This story is the third in a series produced by reporter-fellows participating in an exchange program between the...

Albanian government approve new hydropower plants despite environmental, social impact

by Ardit Hoxha, Diana Kruzman, Shelby Grebbin and Margaux Maxwell This story is the second in a series produced by reporter-fellows participating in an exchange program between...

Ministry of Diaspora routinely neglects to consult global Albanian leaders on...

by Jackie DeFusco, Antonio Cakshiri and Denis Tahiri This story is the first in a series produced by reporter-fellows participating in an exchange program between...