Robert Schmidt is a Strasbourg-based independent journalist 

Born in Leipzig (Germany), Robert Schmidt is a Strasbourg based independent journalist collaborating with European media outlets including ARTE, Mediapart and DIE ZEIT. He mainly focuses on corporate crime, neo-Nazi groups and Interpol. Robert is also a teacher in media education and honorary professor at Strasbourg University.

Robert Schmidt

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Robert Schmidt
Political conflicts of interest, right-wing extremism and cross-border issues

Supported projects

The Slaves of Champagne

  • Exploitation
  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Trafficking

EPERNAY / COLOMBO - Champagne has been a symbol of luxury for decades. Over the last few years, the shiny image of the sparkling wine from Eastern France suffered quite a bit. Several affairs of human trafficking have been battering the famous French industry. the dark side of the European bottled water industry

  • Environment
  • Industry

VOLVIC - An in-depth investigation of the We Report network uncovers the dark side of the bottled water business in Europe, where the market is dominated by multinational companies such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Danone.