Entries by Trine Smistrup

Data-driven collaboration shows consequences of domestic violence

In the midst of a national lockdown, already overcrowded womens’ shelters throughout Germany found themselves turning away dozens – sometimes even hundreds – of women in order to meet COVID-19 restrictions. While each federal state maintains its own system for funding shelters, there was an obvious national trend: Not enough space. Join this session to […]

Data Journalism Training – from nerdy to necessary

Arena/Dataharvest collaborates with the European Journalism Training Association on teachers’ conference on data journalism training . Exactly six years ago today, Dataharvest opened a pre-conference meeting of a large group of data trainers from across Europe – pioneers, who had the skills and the overview to not just do data journalism but also teach it […]

Dive deep into data journalism at Dataharvest

Looking to hone your data journalism skills? This years data sessions at Dataharvest again offer something for everybody. Our trainers will help you get into the right data state of mind. Not sure where to look for the right numbers? We have got you covered too. Data you need does not exist? No problem! Just […]

Who and what can hide in a website?

Websites may look like they’re designed to make information available to the public and to retain it for future verification and checkups. However, that’s often not really the case. To start with, there’s a trove of very relevant information that’s normally hiding behind what you see when you open a website on your browser. Who […]

Wood pellets from forest to furnace: Forests and environment pay the price

Looking for inspiring investigations related to climate? Maybe you have heard that wood pellets are an environment-friendly and CO2-neutral source of clean or green energy? Ah, well. Join us at Dataharvest 2021 for Fridays for Climate program to hear about Money to Burn, a cross-border investigation into biomass from journalists Hazel Sheffield, Piret Reiljan and Ties […]

Fridays for Climate!

We are adding a new element to Dataharvest! We are happy to announce that this year we will be featuring lots of sessions with great investigations on climate, hands-on climate-data and OSINT training. The sessions will take place on Fridays during the main three-week program of Dataharvest, May 18-June 4. Climate change is the story […]

OSINT – Investigative methods 2.0

Are you interested in exploring ‘investigative journalism 2.0’?  Join us for a Dataharvest session with investigative journalist Ben Heubl on May 19 (11-12:30 CET) to learn about basic and advanced techniques and tools for gathering and analysing open sources intelligence. Register for the conference Register for the session: Open source intelligence skills for investigative reporters […]

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Frontex files: how to FOI a reluctant institution

The EU border agency Frontex has the largest budget of any EU agency. “We don’t meet with lobbyists,” they claim – an investigative team proved them wrong. Hear how to find your own story in their data. If a public institution is reluctant to share information with the public, how can we use our right […]