The European Investigative Journalism Conference

Dataharvest – The European Investigative Journalism Conference

Dataharvest 2022 took place in Mechelen, Belgium, and was sold out with over 550 participants. Presentations and pictures can be found on the Program pages – and we now look forward to the next Dataharvest, taking place on June 1-4, 2023, in Mechelen, Belgium!

Join us for learning, to get inspired, to share your experience and network with colleagues from all over Europe! Read more

  • Meet organisations that promote, protect and support journalism in Europe!

    The Journalism Fair is a new initiative at Dataharvest. On Saturday afternoon, the cafeteria turns into a information fair where you can learn about and get inspired by some of the organisations that in different ways helps us nd our profession move forward. The organisations are The International Press institute (IPI) Reporters without Borders/The Journalism … Read more

  • Premiere at Dataharvest 2022 – screening “The Farmer and the Hipster”

    For the first time in the history of Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference – we present a brand new film straight from Austrian movie theatres. In “The Farmer and the Hipster” the Austrian journalist and filmmaker, Kurt Langbein, follows the story of the farmer Christian Bachler who confronts the investigative journalist, Florian Klenk. … Read more

  • Anti-SLAPP – will journalists be better protected?

    It sounds complicated and theoretical but can be a serious threat to investigative journalists: “Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation”, also known as SLAPPs. These are the court cases that powerful people raise against journalists to intimidate and silence them, or complicate their work. SLAPPs have become increasingly common in the EU, even in countries with … Read more

  • Start the networking before leaving home!

    The Dataharvest Arena is the place to meet others even before the conference. It is an online platform for conference participants, where you can search for colleagues, organize your own meetings, or begin the discussion on the topics in the conference. People are already searching for collaboration partners – take a look, maybe your next … Read more


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