The Shift founder praised for ‘picking up the torch of scrutiny and free journalism in Malta’

Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, academic, and Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism was among an international list of journalists, press freedom organisations and media experts who praised The Shift founder and editor Caroline Muscat for winning the prestigious Reporters Without Borders award for Independence.

In a tweet following the award ceremony in Berlin last night, he praised her “independence and resilience” for “picking up the torch of scrutiny and free journalism in Malta”.

Rusbridger also gave a speech at the event during which he spoke of the crucial role investigative journalism has because “power is less likely to behave badly if it thinks

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