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


#PanamaPapers - lessons learned
Panama Papers was the largest cooperation in journalism history, and of course not everything went perfect. Which lessons did the participants learn that others can benefit from knowing?

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Kristof Clerix

Journalist, Knack
Kristof Clerix (*1978), Belgium, works as a reporter for the Belgian weekly news magzine Knack . He is specialized in security reporting and long term investigative projects. As member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), he collaborated on LuxLeaks, SwissLeaks, Evicted&Abandoned, the Panama Papers, Bahamas Leaks, the Paradise Papers and th... Read More →
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C?cile Schillis-Gallego

Data journalist and researcher, ICIJ
Ccile Schilis-Gallego is a data journalist and researcher for ICIJ. She graduated in 2014 from Columbia Journalism School (US) and Sciences Po Journalism School (France) with a master's degree in investigative reporting. She is a 2014-2015 Brown Institute Magic Grantee, working on a investigative data project aiming at making financial statements of public companies more transparent and more accessible to journalists. She previously contributed to the French webzine Slate.fr... Read More →
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Vanessa Wormer

Data journalist, SZ
Vanessa Wormer is a data journalist at Sddeutsche Zeitung in Munich and member of the Panama Papers investigation team. In 2015 she passed the Lede Program in Computing and Data Science at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. Vanessa is curious about how technology can help... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Auditorium Z1/13 Hanswijk


Ethical decision-making in cross-border collaboration
Do we go undercover? Can we lie to a source to get to the truth? Is hidden camera a forbidden tool? We have different traditions and different answers to the ethical dilemmas in the corners of Europe. Four experienced investigative journalists and editors look at dilemmas from their national and international viewpoints.

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Elisa Simantke

Journalist/Coordinator, Investigate Europe
Elisa Simantke is coordinating the work of "Investigate Europe" - an investigative cross-border team with members from all over Europe. IE publishes investigative reports with media partners in up to 18 countries europe-wide. The team is mainly funded through several European foundations... Read More →

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Stefan Candea

co-founder and coordinator, EIC.network
Stefan Candea is a freelance journalist and co-founder in 2001 of the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism (CRJI), an investigative non-profit registered in Bucharest, Romania. He started Sponge , an open and collaborative media innovation Lab for Eastern Europe. The Lab... Read More →
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Nils Hanson

Investigative, Swedish Television
Nils Hanson was between 2003-2018 the editor-in-chief of Mission Investigate at the public service TV company Swedish Television (SVT). The investigative TV show is aired prime time one hour a week, 39 times a year. The program, produced by 35 people in the newsroom, makes stories... Read More →
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Margo Smit

ombudsman, GIJN/ICIJ
Margo Smit is news ombudsman since August 1, 2015, overseeing the journalistic output of the Dutch public broadcasters at NPO since january 1, 2017.Smit has been working in journalism since 1989. She was successively a desk editor at commercial and public broadcasters, parliamentary... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 15:15 - 16:15
Auditorium Z1/13 Hanswijk