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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Saturday, May 20 • 14:00 - 15:00
Funding quality journalism: Entrepreneurial, foundation supported or both?

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Adessium Foundation has commissioned a study on "Financing quality journalism", which was conducted by Teun Gautier and Pieter Oostlander. The study offers a long list of possible opportunities. Entrepreneurial journalists are adapting some of the models to their realities already, testing, adapting and – some of them – finding new revenue models. Along the way they rely on support by donors. Meet four donors from four different countries who provide significant support to quality journalim in Europe and hear their considerations.

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Algirdas Lipstas

Deputy Director, OSF
Algirdas Lipstas joined the Media Program (now the Program on Independent Journalism) as project manager in charge primarily of support to journalism training projects. This included work with mid-career journalism training institutions in Open Society’s “traditional region... Read More →
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Stephanie Reuter

Managing Director, Rudolf Augstein Stiftung
Stephanie Reuter is director of the German Rudolf Augstein Foundation. Before joining the foundation in 2011 she headed the office of the Institute for Cultural and Media Management at the University for Music and Theatre in Hamburg. As a trained journalist and cultural manager, she... Read More →
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Sahar Yadegari

Program Manager at Adessium Foundation, Adessium Foundation
Sahar Yadegari is program manager at Adessium Foundation.

Saturday May 20, 2017 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Auditorium 2 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM