The Money Trail Project

Conducting and delivering journalistic illicit finance investigations takes time. It can be technically difficult, complex, legally sensitive and on occasion, dangerous. Then there’s the question of getting your piece published.  Editors quite rightly take a lot of convincing before they run corruption and tax avoidance tales whether written by their own staff or freelancers. It’s… Continue reading The Money Trail Project

Joris Luyendijk’s keynote speech at EIJC18’s European Investigative Journalism Conference & Dataharvest has been bringing together investigative journalists and data specialists since its first conference in 2011. The eighth edition, held in Mechelen, Belgium, from May 24-27, was the most successful yet, with 470 participants from 52 countries. Following is the keynote from Joris Luyendijk, author of Swimming With Sharks:… Continue reading Joris Luyendijk’s keynote speech at EIJC18

Handouts & Tip Sheets

On this page we’ll gather all EIJC & Dataharvest 2018 material, ranging from speakers’ tip sheets and presentations over written accounts and wrap-up articles to photos. If you wrote something, be sure to share it with us! Find tip sheets, presentations and other post-conference stuff here.  

Joris Luyendijk’s keynote address: Bringing journalism into a new era

Journalist and author Joris Luyendijk gave much food for thought during his keynote at EIJC & Dataharvest 2018. One of the questions he tried to answer was if investigative journalists are giving ammunition to populism in Europe by writing constant negative stories on the EU. Are investigative journalists, in other words, the useful idiots of… Continue reading Joris Luyendijk’s keynote address: Bringing journalism into a new era