Entries by Trine Smistrup

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 […]

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 […]