The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Friday, May 19 • 12:00 - 13:00
EU for beginners

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If you want to do journalism beyond the narrow national borders, you need a basic understanding of how the EU works. Sigrid Melchior is a longtime Brussels correspondent for Swedish media and based in Brussels. She has published a succesful handbook on covering the EU in Swedish, an English version is forthcoming. In this session she will provide a beginners' guide to the EU institutions from a journalistic point of view: Understand the power structures to cover decision making and administration. NOTE: This workshop will be followed by a workshop on covering EU- and EU-regulated spending.

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Sigrid Melchior

freelance journalist
Swedish journalist based in Brussels since forever it feels like. Reports on EU and European affairs, teaches EU journalism, does investigations with the European network http://investigate-europe.eu and has a gossipy bi-weekly podcast: https://brysselbubblan.libsyn.com... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 12:00 - 13:00 CEST