Entries by Trine Smistrup

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Brush up your data skills with Jonathan Stoneman

At Dataharvest we have three full tracks of data skills training with great trainers from all over Europe. Meet one of them – Jonathan Stoneman, freelance data and journalism trainer, “based in the UK, but a European at heart”: What are you going to teach at Dataharvest? This year I am teaching R with my […]

Dataharvest on a shoestring

Do you want to go to Dataharvest, but you are really low on money? Here are a few tips to keep costs down without missing out on the good stuff! Get an Early Bird ticket this week. The deadline for Early Bird tickets is February 15, and until then the price is €190. After that […]

Dataharvest will not be live-streamed

Some colleagues ask if the Dataharvest sessions can be live-streamed, so one can follow the conference from afar – or maybe later listen to some of the sessions that one missed out on. We have asked Arena director Brigitte Alfter about the possibilities: Will the Dataharvest conference or parts of it be live-streamed in the […]

From pitch to conference session

Would you like to pitch a session at the Dataharvest conference – but hesitate, because you don’t really know what happens to it? Here is what constitutes a good pitch, and how we decide what to put on the program. First of all, Dataharvest is all about sharing – of experiences, methods, successes and failures. […]

The Arena Housing List shows its potential

Since we launched it on 4 September, the Arena Housing List has kept growing and now has 130+ members. Most of them are journalists but there are also academic researchers, advocates and other practitioners and activists. Almost everyone is based in Europe while a few others based in North America. During these weeks, list members […]

Toepfer Stiftung and Arena team up for new cross-border initiative

20 journalists from all over Europe will get a chance to build cross-border networks in the new “European Collaborative Journalism programme” offered by German Toepfer Stiftung. The program is aimed at journalists from local and regional media and will consist of two steps: First a 3-day seminar to network and develop ideas, then participation in […]

Send us your ideas for Dataharvest 2020!

We are preparing next year’s conference – and we would like to hear, what you need! Who would you like to hear, what do you need to learn? Would you like to share your expertise with the Dataharvest community? Who from your country or working on your beat would be a great keynote speaker? Send […]

We listen to your feedback

Don’t think that your work filling in the feedback form is wasted. We read every answer carefully and consider criticism and advice. Let’s admit it, we frolic in comments such as “Good organisation, good topics, great networking and story ideas” or “great atmosphere, great input, impressive cooperativeness”. We love reading “No bullshit – everyone’s there […]