Entries by Trine Smistrup

Dataharvest grants for Eastern, Central and Southeastern Europe

Would you like to participate in Dataharvest Digital, but don’t really have the money? If you are from Central, Eastern or Southeastern Europe, you may be in luck: We have grants that cover your participation fee. Apply and join the fun! We have 200 grants to give out, and we will distribute them between as […]

What do I do with my Dataharvest 2020 ticket?

Did you buy a ticket for the 2020 Dataharvest conference in Mechelen? The conference has now changed to an online event, and you have 3 options for your ticket: Change your ticket to a gift card/value voucher that you can use for Dataharvest Digital in September-November 2020 or for the Dataharvest conference in Mechelen in […]

Knowledge sharing and training has value

Or: Why we decided to claim a fee for an online conference Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference 2020 – is going online because of the coronavirus and is now Dataharvest Digital 2020. We hope that the investigative journalism community will join us on these unknown waters! We do this at a time, when […]

Dataharvest 2020 goes all digital – from September to November

Inviting a lot of precious colleagues is a pleasure. Particularly since we all are craving for contact with peers and pals, to chat without a screen between us or to just have a cup of coffee or a good old Belgian beer. Still, we have decided to turn Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference […]

We have a winner!

Thank you for your work on the quiz questions – some were more difficult than they looked! Several hundred took a look at the quiz; in the end, we had to draw lots between a Belgian and a German contestant with 100 per cent correct answers, and we have a winner: Claudia Jentsch gets a […]

Take our “Non-Opening Research Quiz”!

Win a free masterclass at the next Dataharvest conference! This Friday at 10 am we were supposed to open the 10th Dataharvest conference – but, alas, the coronavirus came in the way. Let’s get together in another way this week – and take a little quiz challenge. Use your research skills, send in your answers […]

Read and listen through the locked-down Easter

Let’s get something good and useful out of lockdown! Easter holidays are coming up, and we can’t see family and friends to the extent that we would like to. So what to do with all that time? Here are some ideas from the Arena and Dataharvest team: Nils Hanson, chairman of Arena for Journalism in […]

Dataharvest postponed until November 5-8, 2020

We have decided to postpone Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference because of the restrictions on travelling and gathering introduced by European health authorities. We fully support the purpose of these measures: to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.

Instead, the conference will be held in Mechelen from November 5th to 8th, 2020.

Dataharvest and the coronavirus

Dear friends and participants of Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference, It is two months and two days until the conference is set to open. Right now, more and more countries in Europe are introducing measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus. We are following the situation closely, we have a particular focus […]

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Meet the FOI fighters

The laws on access to information, often called FOI (Freedom of Information) for short, are some of our most important tools as investigative journalists. Following the paper trails is an art in itself, and many important investigations have reached their results through systematic – and creative – use of FOI. We have several sessions that […]