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Atlatszo.hu, Hungary’s leading investigative journalism non-profit is financed by nonpartisan and non-governmental sources; we do not accept money from state institutions, political parties and affiliates.
Atlatszo.hu is a watchdog NGO and online newspaper for investigative journalism to promote transparency, accountability, and freedom of information in Hungary.
Established in 2011, atlatszo.hu – “atlatszo” means transparent in Hungarian – produces investigative reports, accepts information from whistleblowers, files freedom of information requests, and commences freedom of information lawsuits in cases where its requests are refused.
Atlatszo.hu operates a Tor-based anonymous whistleblowing platform (Magyarleaks), a freedom of information request generator for the general public (Kimittud), a crowdsourced bribe tracker to report everyday corruption anonymously (Fizettem), and an independent blogging platform for other NGOs and independent media.
Atlatszo.hu staff are mostly journalists. English abstracts of the most important stories are regularly published on our website.
Atlatszo.hu is financed by nonpartisan and non-governmental sources; we do not accept money from state institutions, political parties and affiliates.
Individual donors – more than 3000 private citizens – are contributing on a monthly basis. Crowdfunding is very important to us, we regularly campaign our readership to donate, microdonations accounted more than 50% of our 2015 budget. Institutional donors include various programs of the Open Society Foundations, and a grant from Fritt Ord.
Atlatszo.hu is cooperating with other NGOs and independent media in Hungary and internationally. Atlatszo.hu is member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network of similar investigative nonprofit news outlets all around the world.
Awards we have won: Breaking Borders Award – 2012, Global Voices and Google; European Citizen Prize – 2014, European Parliament; Freedom of Expression Award – 2015, Index on Censorship (UK); Theodor Heuss Medaille – 2015, Theodor-Heuss-Stiftung (DE); SozialMarie Prize – 2016, Unruhe Privatstiftung (AT)
Beneficiary: atlatszo.hu Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.
Bank name: Raiffeisen Bank Bank address: H-1054 Budapest, Akadémia utca 6., Hungary
Account number (HUF):12011265-01424900-00100007 IBAN (HUF): HU 8012 0112 6501 4249 0000 1000 07
Account number (USD):12011265-01424900-00200004 IBAN (USD): HU 8012 0112 6501 4249 0000 2000 04
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, and our postal address is Atlatszo.hu Közhasznú Kft., H-1531 Budapest, POB. 54. Hungary, Europe.