The Masterclass is a pre-conference opportunity of the European Investigative Journalism Conference & Dataharvest,  taking place at the Thomas More University College in Mechelen.

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Journalist Eva Jung from Danish newspaper Berlingske will open this year’s EIJC & Dataharvest with a keynote on how she and two colleagues uncovered one of history’s biggest money laundering cases.

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Have you worked in a cross-border investigation? If so, help science! Annett Heft from the Weizenbaum Institute at the Freie Universität Berlin asks former participants’ support and experience!

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What is the HackDay?

HackDay is a hackathon traditionally organized a day before the EIJC & Dataharvest conference. During the whole day, we dive into different datasets with a diverse group of professionals from different backgrounds.

This year, the Hack Day will be held on the 16th of May at the Thomas More Hogeschool in Mechelen, Belgium. You can participate in the HackDay only or join as part of the conference. The price is €10.

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The EIJC19 is not all about journalism. It’s also about meeting colleagues. Mechelen is a small, friendly town of 86,000 people, perfect for networking, since you easily meet the other conference participants on streets and squares, in cafées, pubs and restaurants.

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Great journalism grows out of conference networking! At the 2018 EIJC Conference, German reporter Hans-Martin Tillack from Stern met Dutch reporter Ludo Hekman from Lighthouse Reports on a panel. Both had researched how arms from their native countries turned up in Middle Eastern armed conflicts.

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Have you worked in a cross-border investigation? If so, help science! Annett Heft from the Weizenbaum Institute at the Freie Universität Berlin asks former participants’ support and experience!

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Arena for Journalism in Europe and Hostwriter are happy to announce they will cooperate to organize this year’s European Investigative Journalism Conference & Dataharvest 2019 (EIJC19). The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) & Dataharvest is the place to network and learn for investigative and data journalists in Europe. EIJC19 & Dataharvest will take place on 17-19 May 2019 in Mechelen, Belgium, with pre-conference masterclasses and a Hack Day on 16 May.

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