The European Investigative Journalism Conference

Follow the €55 billion – the Farmsubsidy project revived 

Food concerns us all, and particularly right now, when the war in the Ukraine contributes to rising food prices and a possible global food crisis. Each year, the EU spends around €55 billion on subsidies under the Common Agricultural Policy. But who benefits from all this money? In principle, the recipients of these funds are … Read more

Thank you for all your ideas!

We have closed to call for proposals – and are so thankful for all the great ideas that you have shared with us! We are now sorting through them, making arrangements – and also realizing that we unfortunately won’t have space enough for all ideas. If we go ahead with your idea, you will hear … Read more

Data sessions for the new and the nerdy

At Dataharvest – The European Investigative Journalism Conference – you can refine your data skills, no matter if you are new to working with data or an experienced data journalist. Arena’s data journalism specialist Adriana Homolova and her fellow data trainers have cooked up a program that should cater for needs at many different levels. … Read more

Arrive early, learn more – master classes and HackDay

Get the most out of your trip to Dataharvest – arrive a day earlier and dive into a masterclass. We have three options for honing your investigative skills on Thursday May 19: “How to investigate the EU recovery funds” with Lise Wittemann, Brussel-based journalist and coordinator of The Recovery Files “How to read annual reports … Read more

Ticket sales for EIJC 22 are open!

Now you can secure your ticket to Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference 2022! Up to 500 European investigative journalists will gather in Mechelen, Belgium, to learn, cooperate and plan new collaborations during the conference. We have 125 tickets at the bargain price of €190 – on sale until February 15 or until sold … Read more

Let’s build a food and water network!

Food and water are essentials of life and in journalism often covered from aspects close to the individual. But food and water are also big business and international politics. Dataharvest 2022 will have Food and Water as a theme – and the goal will be to build a network of investigative journalists who cover and … Read more

Send us your ideas for Dataharvest 2022!

Dataharvest 2022 – the European Investigative Journalism Conference – will hopefully be back in Mechelen for a full-fledged conference! What would you like to hear? Which experiences do you want to share with others? Which keynote speaker would you suggest? Send us your ideas, and we will do our best! Deadline for this round of … Read more

Tackling online harassment

 Many journalists experience digital harassment because of their work. It ranges from harassing comments on social media to direct threats and coordinated campaigns to intimidate the journalist. It takes its toll: Many who are affected by this feel insecurity, stress, and depression, and it may in the long run lead to self-censorship. This masterclass teaches … Read more

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