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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 • 14:00 - 15:00
SwissLeaks: How to turn a big leak into game-changing journalism

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A collaborative investigation that exposed how the Swiss branch of one of the world’s biggest banks, HSBC, profited from doing business with tax dodgers and criminals around the world. Team members talk about how they reconstructed and mined the leaked financial data to find the patterns of wrongdoing that made headlines around the world and triggered official inquiries in several countries. Also: why the French journalists who obtained the data decided to share it with colleagues around the world rather than scoop them?

Speakers
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Lars Bové

Journalist, De Tijd
Lars Bové is a journalist at the Belgian newspaper De Tijd and a teacher in journalism in Brussels (Campus Persgroep) and Antwerp (Lessius Hogeschool). Bové began his reporting career in 2003, first as an investigative journalist for the Belgian magazine Humo and afterwards for the Belgian newspaper De Tijd. He specialized in criminal cases, court cases, justice, police, secret services, financial... Read More →
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Mar Cabra

Head of the Data & Research Unit, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Mar Cabra is hoofd van de Data & Research Unit van het International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) en in die functie spin in het web bij de Panama Papers en BahamaLeaks. Eerder werkte ze onder meer voor de BBC, de International Herald Tribune en The Huffington Post. Ze won de Spaanse Larra Award  als veelbelovendste journalist onder de 30. Cabra stond ook aan de wieg van de eerste... Read More →
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Julia Stein

Leiterin Abteilung Politik und Recherche, Kiel, 1. Vorsitzende netzwerk necherche / NDR
Julia Stein ist Leiterin der Abteilung Politik und Recherche im NDR Landesfunkhaus Kiel und erste Vorsitzende von Netzwerk Recherche. Zuvor war sie stellvertretende Leiterin im Ressort Investigation des NDR, Redaktionsleiterin beim Medienmagazin ZAPP und Politik-Redakteurin sowie Chefin vom Dienst beim NDR Hamburg Journal. In Hamburg und Paris hat sie Politikwissenschaften, Romanistik und Medienkultur studiert. 2007 wurde sie mit dem... Read More →


Friday May 8, 2015 14:00 - 15:00
1.21 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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