The European Investigative Journalism Conference

Premiere at Dataharvest 2022 – screening “The Farmer and the Hipster”

For the first time in the history of Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference – we present a brand new film straight from Austrian movie theatres. In “The Farmer and the Hipster” the Austrian journalist and filmmaker, Kurt Langbein, follows the story of the farmer Christian Bachler who confronts the investigative journalist, Florian Klenk. … Read more

Anti-SLAPP – will journalists be better protected?

It sounds complicated and theoretical but can be a serious threat to investigative journalists: “Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation”, also known as SLAPPs. These are the court cases that powerful people raise against journalists to intimidate and silence them, or complicate their work. SLAPPs have become increasingly common in the EU, even in countries with … Read more

Start the networking before leaving home!

The Dataharvest Arena is the place to meet others even before the conference. It is an online platform for conference participants, where you can search for colleagues, organize your own meetings, or begin the discussion on the topics in the conference. People are already searching for collaboration partners – take a look, maybe your next … Read more

A life of holding government, military and secret services to account

Veteran investigative journalist Nicky Hager is going to be our keynote speaker at the opening of Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference 2022! Nicky Hager is a New Zealand investigative reporter with a decade-long track record  of researching and exposing hard-to-document subjects such as the military, intelligence agencies and the unseen sides of politics. … Read more

Get your digital security check-up at Dataharvest

One of the first steps into investigative journalism is an increased awareness of your digital safety – how to protect yourself, your research material, and your sources from prying eyes. At Dataharvest – EIJC 2022 we have a wide array of digital security sessions that range from advice for the budding investigator to best practices … Read more

Follow the €55 billion – the Farmsubsidy project revived 

Food concerns us all, and particularly right now, when the war in the Ukraine contributes to rising food prices and a possible global food crisis. Each year, the EU spends around €55 billion on subsidies under the Common Agricultural Policy. But who benefits from all this money? In principle, the recipients of these funds are … Read more