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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
The struggle to unveil killer bacteria MRSA

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Multiresistant bacteria threaten us all: If we don’t do something drastic now, within few years we’ll not be able to cure a simple pneumonia with antibiotics. At the Dataharvest 2014 journalists decided to look into the matter and first stories have been published. But a huge health problem with very strong players interested in keeping information secret could not be solved within a year. In Finland a tv-documentary made a huge splash but a Wob request is still ongoing (using input from Denmark), in Germany first stories were published by two teams and in Denmark journalists in the field had to fight several court cases. Meet the teams and get involved: What has been done, how can experience and data be shared and how to proceed from here.

http://www.dn.se/goda-nyheter/svenska-grisar-fria-fran-mrsa-bakterier/, http://www.ombudsmanden.dk/find/nyheder/alle/mrsa-oplysninger/, https://mrsa-erfahrungen.correctiv.org/, https://www.correctiv.org/toedliche-keime-made-in-germany/, https://mrsa.correctiv.org/#fakt, http://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2014/12/11/superbakteerit-loysivat-tiensa-sikatiloille, http://yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2014/12/15/superbakteerit-tulevat-mutta-kuka-valvoo, http://areena.yle.fi/tv/2281681, http://yle.fi/aihe/ohjelma/mot-superbakteeri-kinkussa-15122014, http://www.aabenhedstinget.dk/nyside/svinebakterier_side/, http://www.ir-d.dk/category/agribusiness/mrsa-agribusiness/, http://www.notat.dk/artikler/2015/den-livsfarlige-dyremedicin

Moderators
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Margo Smit

Ombudsman, Onderzoeksjournalist, NOS, Margo Smit Journalistiek
Margo Smit has been the Director of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists until September 2015. Now she is working as ombudsman at the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation (NOS) and as an independent investigative journalist. Smit is author of several publications about freedom of information, investigative journalism and cross border investigations. She is also a frequent speaker and moderator on international conferences... Read More →

Speakers
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Staffan Dahllöf

Freelance reporter based in Copenhagen
Staffan Dahllöf (1955) is a freelance reporter based in Copenhagen. Dahllöf is a member of the Farmsubsidy team. In 1993 he was co-editor and co-author of "Journalisternas EG-handbok", a guide in Swedish on EC/EU reporting. Since 1994 he has been engaged in courses on EU reporting arranged by The Swedish Institute for Further Education of Journalists (FOJO) and by the European Journalist Center (EJC) in Maastricht.
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Daniel Drepper

Senior Reporter, Correctiv
Daniel Drepper is co-founder of and senior reporter at CORRECTIV. Until May 2014, Daniel was a Fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and a Scholar at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University in New York City. Between 2010 and 2013, Daniel worked in the research department of Funke-Mediengruppe where he won the “Wächterpreis” award and was named journalist of the year in the Newcomer... Read More →
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Minna Knus-Galan

Investigative reporter, YLE, Finnish Broadcasting Company
Minna works for the investigative TV program MOT. She has done programs on tax havens (latest PanamaPapers), Bangladesh garment factories, corruption in development aid, elderly care, medicine, mining industry... Journalist of the Year 2014, 2014 Anders Chydenius – Freedom of Information award for investigating tax havens together with ICIJ: OffshoreLeaks and LuxLeaks. Topelius-award 2012. Co-organiser of the investigative journalism... Read More →
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Niels Mulvad

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Nils Mulvad er redaktør og grunnlegger av Kaas & Mulvad. Fra 2001 til 2006 var han direktør for Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, DICAR. Fra 2001 var han assosiert professor ved den Danske Journalisthøyskolen. Nils Mulvad var en av de to grunnleggerne av Global Investigative Journalism Network og sitter i organisasjonens styre. | | ---- | NILS MULVAD is editor at Kaas & Mulvad. From 2001-2006 he... Read More →


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

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