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Handbook on cross-border journalism

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2022 at 4:00 am

Front page

Cross-Border Collaborative Journalism. A Step-By-Step Guide

The Handbook on crossborder journalism is the first of its kind. The book provides a step-by-step introduction to the method of cross-border journalism from idea to publication and beyond. It builds upon own experience of the author and a long series of interviews with the pioneers of crossborder journalism.

The work process of the practitioners is enriched with insigths by scholars of various disciplines of relevance. The book includes numerous examples.

Reviews and quotes:

Do combine the book with the material on the crossborder journalism reading list by Arena Academy.

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In short

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2022 at 3:55 am

Journalist, author, lecturer:

Director of Arena for Journalism in Europe, the organisation behind the annual Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference and Arena Networks.

Lecturer at the University of Gothenburg.

Foto: Thomas Tolstrup

Current fields of interest:

Cross border and collaborative journalism; innovation in journalism; digitalisation of societies; European affairs and regulation; political economy.

Some previous positions:

2008-2018 Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Initially invited to develop the European activities, later chairperson and managing editor.

2008-2012 Freelance cross border journalism with teams of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ICIJ, own initiative teams and filmmakers.

2004-2008 Four years in Brussels working as EU-correspondent for Danish daily Information.

Co-founder of several European journalism and data journalism projects, including the follow-the-money Farmsubsidy.org project – that for the first time in the history of the EU brought to light beneficiaries of the annual billion Euro subsidies to the farming industry,  and the annual European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference, where some of the most courageous and innovative journalists from all over Europe meet to learn from each other and to collaborate across borders.

Detailed CV

Projects, organisations, affiliations