Entries by Trine Smistrup

Come prepared to the conference

Two weeks to the EIJC & Dataharvest 2019 opening! We are sooo ready to welcome you! This is what YOU can do to get the most value out of the conference: Join the Facebook event and follow the news! Follow @EIJConference on Twitter and see what people are saying before and during the conference! Join […]

Christo Hird will be keynote speaker

Christo Hird is a giant in rethinking journalism in society, and he is our keynote speaker for Saturday May 18th! An investigative hack and filmmaker himself, he is deeply involved and was for a while the editor in chief of the London Bureau for Investigative Journalism. Like so many other journalists, he wants to make […]

Going local: Local journalists – unite for impact!

We focus on the journalism close to the audience’s concerns and how we can cooperate across borders to make an impact on national and European level. By Jose Miguel Calatayud  Political and economic crises are often accompanied by a crisis of trust in mainstream journalism. In the last couple of years vested political interests have […]

Join the Hack Day!

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 […]

Have a Beer with the World’s Best Mayor

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.

Cooperation Sprung Up at the EIJC 2018

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.