Belgian IHECS Academy launches first long-term investigative reporting programme in French-speaking Belgium


BRUSSELS - IHECS Academy, the department of continuing education at the Brussels-based journalism school IHECS, is launching an investigative reporting program in French, open to any journalist willing to learn about investigative techniques.

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.

Award and grants for reporting on cancer


MILAN - The European School of Oncology (ESO) has announced its annual Best Cancer Reporter Award as well as a new initiative on cancer reporting the Cancer World Journalist Grant. four databases in one


BERLIN - German software developer Friedrich Lindenberg (online alias: pudo) is a regular at's Dataharvest Conference. His newest initiative,, a collection of several official EU databases, will be one of the eye-catchers at Dataharvest+ 2014. Let's take a closer look at pudo.

Grants and fellowships for journalists


BRUSSELS - There are several grants or fellowships for journalists that have a deadline coming up. We thought it was worth mentioning a few of them before it's too late to submit an application.

Dataharvest+, The European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference


Investigative journalists, data specialists and coding whizz-kids will once again gather in Brussels this year for the fourth edition of’s Dataharvest Conference, renamed Dataharvest+. It takes place on Friday 9, Saturday 10 and Sunday morning 11 May 2014.

October 2013 grants approved for seven projects


BRUSSELS – After a particularly difficult screening the jury of the cross-border grant programme has come to a decision on the applications received for the October 2013 application round. Seven out of a total of 53 applications will receive a grant.

“EU should work on source protection, whistleblowing and access to information”


BRUSSELS – At an event on Tuesday 3 December, Stern reporter Hans-Martin Tillack and media law professor Dirk Voorhoof discussed the protection of journalistic sources in the EU. The evening on protection of sources was organised by Flemish-Dutch house deBuren and

Jury member goes public: Hans-Martin Tillack


BRUSSELS - German investigative journalist Hans-Martin Tillack has been a member of’s cross-border jury for the past four years. At’s jury event on 3 December 2013 in Brussels, Tillack will officially announce his retirement from the jury.