The European Investigative Journalism Conference

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Pop-Up: Going undercover to prove backlash against women’s and LGBTQ rights

Doctors on four continents, supported by US Christian right activists, are providing women with “dangerous” and unproven treatments that claim to ‘reverse’ medical abortions. This was proven in late March by reporters from OpenDemocracy. How did they research such a personal and delicate matter? And how big is this problem in Europe? Find out in … Read more

Oh, the places our clothes go

INSTANT INSPIRATION is a new concept at Dataharvest 2021 – an investigation that you can use for inspiration or just plainly copy in your own country. First, we follow the journeys that our clothes make – both the used clothes donated to charity and the clothes bought online and then returned to the vendors. Finnish … Read more

The Dataharvest 2021 program is out!

The program for Dataharvest 2021 has just been published! The 2021 conference will be an online event again – and we will meet for 3 weeks of conference and data skills training, followed by a number of masterclasses during the autumn months. The conference weeks have overall themes: 1) Investigative methods, 2) Data journalism and … Read more

Dataharvest grants for Eastern Europe and Russia

Would you like to participate in Dataharvest – but you don’t really have the money? If you are from Eastern Europe or Russia, you may be in luck: We have a number of participation grants to give out, thanks to the Norwegian foundation Frit Ord (Free Words)! We will distribute the grants between as many … Read more

“The making of…” great investigations

Where did the idea for a great cross-border investigation come from? How did the reporters accomplish their results? Which challenges did they meet on the way? In sessions under the label “The making of…”, Dataharvest will over the coming months invite you to meet the reporters behind a story and hear them present a cross-section … Read more

Pop-Up: The making of OpenLux

Our series of Dataharvest Pop-Ups opens with the OpenLux investigation that put pressure on Luxembourg, a tax haven in the heart of Europe. The tiny state of Luxembourg is the world’s second-biggest destination for foreign capital, thanks to the opacity of its financial systems. In 2018, the country created a database that would reveal the … Read more

European Press Prize winners announced at Dataharvest 2021

We are very happy that the European Press Prize has decided to partner with Arena for Journalism in Europe and the Dataharvest Conference when they announce the winners of the 2020 awards. This will constitute the main part of the last day of Dataharvest – Thursday June 3. The European Press Prize gives out 4 … Read more

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