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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 CEST

The tools of the tax leaks stories
Learn about the technical tools used for the Lux Leaks and the Swiss Leaks researches: Open documents and data from the two investigations, and private tools used by the team to communicate, coordinate and share documents.

Speakers
avatar for Mar Cabra

Mar Cabra

Member, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Mar Cabra, is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Until last year, she was the head of the Data & Research Unit which produces the organisation's key data work and also develops tools for better collaborative investigative journalism. She... Read More →


Friday May 8, 2015 15:15 - 16:15 CEST
1.26 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
  Cross-border, Workshop
 
Saturday, May 9
 

10:45 CEST

If you do not want to sit around waiting for a leak before you can unveil systematic tax avoidance
Learning from other professions: Dutch Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, short SOMO, recently unveiled how little tax a Canadian mining company paid in Greece http://www.somo.nl/publications-en/Publication_4177. In this workshop the two researches explain, how they did it, including two methods: 1) Corporate structure mapping (sources: Orbis, Dutch Chamber of Commerce, annual reports and SEC filings) and red flags of tax avoidance and 2) FDI data analysis, identifying the mailbox company percentage in bilateral investment flows (involving the Netherlands, in future this will be possible with more jurisdictions due to changing data collection rules of the OECD). They will provide a step-by-step-guide to journalists.

Speakers
avatar for Katrin McGauran

Katrin McGauran

Senior Researcher, SOMO
Katrin McGauran is a member of SOMO’s Economic Justice and Production & Consumption teams and coordinates SOMO’s Tax Justice Programme. Before joining SOMO as a researcher in 2009, Katrin worked for a number of NGOs on issues ranging from human rights to EU justice and home affairs... Read More →
avatar for Roos van Os

Roos van Os

Program Manager / Senior Researcher, SOMO
Roos van Os joined SOMO as a Researcher in 2008. She focuses on economic justice and democracy issues, fair trade and investment regulation, private sector investment, corporate accountability and human rights issues. She has extensive experience at the EU level and in the Netherlands... Read More →


Saturday May 9, 2015 10:45 - 11:45 CEST
1.06 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
 
Sunday, May 10
 

09:00 CEST

Safety Net Manual – Guidelines for Journalists in Extraordinary or Emergency Situations
This manual contains definitions, advice and practical examples connected to the regular activities od media workers and media outlets in extraordinary situations, like reporting from conflict areas, during demonstrations and social unrest, about natural and other disasters, and reporting under internal and external pressures, threats and law suits. It covers basic principles of ethical journalism, including corruption and examines new challenges presented by new technologies.

Speakers
avatar for Sasa Lekovic

Sasa Lekovic

Sasa Lekovic, born in 1979, used to work as journalist and editor in Croatian print media and radio. Since 2003 he has been working as a freelance investigative reporter, lecturer and trainer in Southeastern European countries as well as director of the Investigative Reporting Center... Read More →


Sunday May 10, 2015 09:00 - 10:25 CEST
1.25 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium