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Caroline Muscat

Caroline Muscat

Caroline is the founder of The Shift.

She was the former News Editor of The Times and The Sunday Times of Malta. She has over 20 years of experience in the field, notably exposing the Gaffarena scandal in 2015, which led to the resignation of then Parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon.

Following the launch of The Shift, her work has contributed to exposing major scandals such as the Vitals Global Healthcare deal and the Montenegro wind farm deal through collaboration with European partners.

Her work has received a number of awards over the years, including the Reporters Without Borders Prize for Independence in 2019 and the US Embassy award for Courage in 2020.

She is regularly invited to address international conferences on press freedom and journalism, including the International Journalism Festival in Perugia and the Hay Festival.

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