Dataharvest 2015 has ended
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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Saturday, May 9

09:30 CEST

Data flows in the post-Snowden era
Thanks to Edward Snowden we know that the American NSA together with its European partners collects massive amounts of personal data. But who uses these data, for what purpose and how? And who helps them? Tony Bunyan from Statewatch reveals and analyses on-going negotiations between the EU and the USA for an ”Umbrella Personal Data Exchange Agreement”. His talk will be based on secret documents, not yet known. Expect news.

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Staffan Dahllöf

Freelance reporter, freelance, Denemarken
Eager to discuss any matter related to EU-reporting, especially FOI/Wobbing-issues. Have taken part in crossborder project Farmsubsidy.org, the Facebook arrests  the MEP's Project, Chlorpyrifos (the most dangerous pesticide you've never hear of), Illegal pesticide + ongoing Covid... Read More →

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Tony Bunyan

Tony Bunyan is an investigative journalist and writer, Statewatch
Tony Bunyan is an investigative journalist and writer specialising in justice and home affairs, civil liberties and freedom of information in the EU. He has been the Director of Statewatch since 1990 and edits Statewatch Bulletin and Statewatch News online.He is the author of The Political... Read More →

Saturday May 9, 2015 09:30 - 10:30 CEST
1.23 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

12:00 CEST

Gold mining: Cracking secrecy on national level through cross-border wobbing/FOI
A case study in mapping revolving doors using Freedom of Information Acts cross-border, as well as mining international databases to overcome secrecy laws protecting the development of the largest open pit gold mining project in the EU. Participants will learn about the process of triangulating transparency jurisdictions through collaborative investigative reporting.

http://www.zeit.de/2014/51/schlachthof-niedersachsen-fleischwirtschaft-ausbeutung-arbeiter, https://www.tanum.no/_debatt-politikk-og-samfunn/harde-tider-ingeborg-eliassen-9788243008519, http://www.fagbladet3f.dk/temaer/polsk_jobfest/8becb8cba06c4079a981524fdeb0896d-20140520-coloplast-flytter-job-til-ungarn-med-45-millioner-fra-eu, http://www.fagbladet3f.dk/temaer/polsk_jobfest/36a65636ae7e4b208878912449bb12fc-20150205-eu-forbyder-udflytning-af-job-til-skattefri-zoner, RUT data in Denmark

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Crina Boros

Investigative Reporter | Data Journalism Visiting Lecturer
A data-driven watchdog reporter based in London, I've also been training data journalism across the map. An IRE member and offspring of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), I've published with Reuters, the BBC, ICIJ, openDemocracy, Greenpeace Unearthed, Euobserver, The Black... Read More →

Saturday May 9, 2015 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
1.23 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

15:15 CEST

The saga of the Trichet-letters
After a multiple-year access to documents fight with the European Central Bank, a letter from the ECB unveiled how pressure was put on Ireland. Gavin Sheridan will tell about his fights to get the Trichet-letters - because the public needs to know about the ECB-activities and policies. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/trichet-letter-revealed-ecb-threatened-to-stop-emergency-funding-unless-ireland-took-bailout-1.1989869, http://thestory.ie/2014/11/06/trichet-letter-leaked/

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Gavin Sheridan

Co-founder, TheStory.ie
Gavin Sheridan er undersøkende journalist, innnsynsekspert og grunnlegger av Vizlegal. Han var tidligere innovasjonsdirektør i Storyful. I Storyful utviklet han teknikk og metoder for å verifisere brukergenerert innhold. Storyful har blant annet laget avanserte systemer for... Read More →

Saturday May 9, 2015 15:15 - 16:15 CEST
1.23 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium