Documentary series in 6 episodes, following Fidan Ekiz on her search for journalists that face great personal risks while working in countries where freedom of press is under pressure. Fidan visits Turkey, Colombia, Russia, Myanmar and Uganda.
The series was aired in May and June 2016 by NPO in the Netherlands.
Reporters Against Power is produced for the VARA television, with the support of Free Press Unlimited and the Democracy & Media Foundation.
Reporters against Power was aired by VARA in 2016 and by the Flemish VRT in 2016 and 2017.
The series was nominated for ‘De Tegel 2017’, the Dutch journalism award.
The series is released internationally under the title Reporters Against Power, by First Hand Films Switzerland.
Host: Fidan Ekiz
Director: Kees Schaap
Editor: JP Luijsterburg NCE
Camera: Jan Pieter Tuinstra
Sound: Benny Jansen
Research: Jacqueline Maris, Antoinette de Jong, Adelheid Kaptein, Joost Bosman, Wierd Duk, Nikki van der Westen, Fidan Ekiz, Mathew Hinson Charles, Garrie van Pinxteren, Fred Sengers
Producers: Anja van Oostrom and Joanne Becker
Fotographs: Benny Jansen