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Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC15 will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday morning 10 May 2015, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 7 May. Like the previous years, the conference will take place in the centre of Brussels.
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Friday, May 8 • 15:15 - 16:15
How to spend it: Following public spending in Hungary

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Do Western tax payers support the inner circle of Hungarian prime minister Orban? Does his son-in-law win public tenders without competitors? Andras Pethö from Hungarian online start-up Direkt36 will talk about the details of their research into the spending of EU money in Hungary and into Hungarian public tenders according to EU legislation. Both data sets – EU spending and national spending according to EU tender legislation – apply to all EU member states and several of its partners and neighbours.


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Ides Debruyne

Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu vzw
Ides Debruyne is cofounder and Managing Director of Journalismfund.eu.

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Andras Pethö

co-founder / editor, Direkt36
Andras Pethö is a co-founder of Direkt36, an investigative journalism center in Hungary. He spent most of his career at Origo, a major news site in Hungary, which he left in 2014 after he and his editor had come under pressure for a story he was pursuing. He also worked for the BBC World Service in London and spent 8 months with the investigative unit of The Washington Post as a visiting reporter where he was part of the reporting team... Read More →

Friday May 8, 2015 15:15 - 16:15
1.22 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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