About OKO.press

OKO.press is a non-profit, investigative journalism and fact-checking project created to preserve freedom of speech and secure availability of information in Poland.

Launched June 15, 2016, OKO.press’s start was financed by Agora Holding (publisher of „Gazeta Wyborcza”, the largest liberal daily in Poland) and Polityka Sp z o.o. („Polityka” is the largest liberal weekly).

In less than half a year OKO.press became a widely recognised, oftenly cited medium supported by unique community of its’ readers.


  • We investigate and evaluate statements made by politicians.
  • We monitor public spending.
  • We fight for access to public information.
  • We publish our own analyses.
  • We carry out our own opinion polls.
  • We are a first in Poland to use a safe drop-box called Sygnał.

Donations are the only way OKO.press is financed. All content is available for free, there is no sponsored content and no commercials at all at our website. Therefore, we kindly ask you to consider supporting our mission.

If you are willing do donate OKO.press, you can either:

  • use PayPal service:

    Wsparcie przez PayPal:

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* or choose your own amount. one-step registration required
  • or simply transfer money to banking account:

Fundacja Osrodek Kontroli Obywatelskiej OKO
Registered address: Madalinskiego 73/75/1, 02-549 Warsaw, Poland
Account no.: PL 92 1160 2202 0000 0003 0434 1595
Bank name: Millennium Bank

Thank you!

The OKO.press team of 16 includes journalists, analysts, editors, social media editors and 10 collaborators (incl. video content team), all remarkable for their enthusiasm, some working pro bono.

The editorial team includes Piotr Pacewicz (former „Gazeta Wyborcza” deputy-editor-in-chief, famous for his social campaigns and civic journalism), Bianka Mikołajewska (award-winning investigative journalist), Agata Szczęśniak (publicist, co-founder of Krytyka Polityczna Quarterly) and Stanisław Skarżyński (sociologist, columnist, involved in online journalistic projects at OKO.press and publica.pl)


Feel free to contact us in any language you find convenient – our team speaks in most European and several other languages. Our e-mail address is [email protected].

rys. Karolina Skrzyniarz