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News - Joris Luyendijk: “There’s no such thing as a fly on the wall”


LONDON - Anthropologist-author-journalist Joris Luyendijk will be one of the headliners of this year’s Dataharvest+ conference in May. Luyendijk worked as a Middle-East correspondent for a number of years before moving to London to run a banking blog for The Guardian. Journalism + anthropology? Let’s see.


News - "People have all sorts of illusions about investigative journalism which I guess I wanted to tackle"


BRUSSELS - Paul Bradshaw publishes the Online Journalism Blog and is the founder of investigative journalism website Help Me Investigate. At the #dataharvest13 conference, he talked about Help Me Investigate the Olympics, which combined crowdsourcing, cross-border and data journalism in a unique investigation into wrongdoings around the Olympic torch relay of 2012.


News - “Data is raw information, devoid of subjective interpretation”


BRUSSELS – Blaž Zgaga is a busy man. The In the Name of the State trilogy that he co-authored with colleague Matej Šurc, about illegal arms trade in Slovenia during the Yugoslav Wars in the 1990s, is booming in the Balkans. He recently co-founded the Slovene Centre for Investigative Journalism and was involved in ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks project. A look at Offshore Leaks from a Slovenian point of view.


News - "People are even talking about it through WhatsApp"


BRUSSELS - Mar Cabra is one of Spain's most famous data journalists. Vice-president of the Spanish chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation, she also teaches data journalism in two master degrees and coordinates monthly workshops on the topic in Madrid. She is a member of ICIJ and was very closely involved in the recent Offshore Leaks project. And what's more: she'll be speaking at #dataharvest13 on 3 and 4 May in Brussels.