Daniele Grasso is an Italian data - driven journalist based in Madrid at El Pais.

Previously he created and coordinated the Data Journalism Unit at the Spanish leading digital newspaper, El Confidencial. He is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

Besides its newsroom work, he is also a member of the first pan-European data-journalism projects: GenerationE and The Migrants Files, being this last one awarded with the Data Journalism Award, the European Press Prize 2015 and a Gold Medal at 'Premios ÑH'.

He developed investigative journalism skills covering a leading role in the Spanish chapters of cross-border investigations 'Lux Leaks', 'Swiss Leaks', a global effort to reveal the secret accounts of the HSBC, The Panama Papers and The Paradise Papers.

Basic information

Name
Daniele Grasso
Expertise
Data journalism
Country
Spain
City
Madrid

Supported projects

Confiscated Goods in Europe

  • Data Journalism
  • Europe
  • Organised crime

BRUSSELS - Despite a European directive on joint jurisdiction on confiscated goods, actual European monitoring is virtually nonexistent. European criminal organisations take advantage of this lack of solid jurisdiction.

Generation E

  • Data Journalism
  • Economy
  • Europe
  • Migration

Generation E is a cross-border collaborative project by a team of four southern European journalists that sheds light on the migration of southern Europeans within Europe.

The Migrants Files

  • Data Journalism
  • Europe
  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Politics

The Migrants Files is a project by a European consortium of journalists that aims at precisely assessing the number of men, women and children that died as a result of EU Member States migration policies.

The Migrants Files: Follow The Money

  • Data Journalism
  • Human Rights
  • Migration

BRUSSELS - Refugees and migrants spend over €1 billion a year to reach Europe. Europeans pay a similar amount to keep them out. A few companies benefit handsomely in the process. The hope business is cruel—and highly lucrative.