European Federation of Journalists

Dataharvest/EIJC June 2016 : investigative, data, cross-border, financial, surveillance and FOI journalism

Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative Journalism Conference organised by, is one of the most relevant networking events for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC 2016 takes place in Mechelen, Belgium, on Friday 3, Saturday 4 and Sunday morning 5 June 2016, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 2 June. #EIJC16

Investigative journalist Heidi Blake will keynote the conference. Blake is the UK investigations editor for BuzzFeed News and previously worked as an investigative reporter for the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times.

At the conference, Blake will, among other things, talk about the #TennisRacket scandal, BuzzFeed’s recent tennis match-fixing investigation, which she uncovered together with colleague John Templon. There will be related sessions on investigative sports reporting, too, such as the stories on fraudulent football agents in Nigeria and on European football clubs’ hiring of non-European minors.

The conference sessions will be grouped in tracks, such as cross-border collaboration, tax and financial investigations, FOI and wobbing, surveillance and security, and others. Sign up for‘s Dataharvest mailing list or join the Dataharvest Facebook group to be informed of programme updates as soon as the word is out.

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