cross-border journalism

Projects & networks


Projects

The Scoop Project 2003 – 2012 Co-founder, volunteer and later manager at the Scoop project, a support structure for investigative and cross-border journalism in the Balkans, the Ukraine and Moldova, later other countries were included. The project is ongoing.

The Farmsubsidy Network 2004 – Co-founder, reporter, network member and later responsible for the Farmsubsidy.org project, a pioneer project in cross-border collaborative journalism in Europe unveiling the beneficiaries of EU’s 60 billion Euro annual farm subsidies.

The Wobbing Europe Network 2007 – 2016 Co-founder and co-editor of the Wobbing. A European network of journalists, who use the method of freedom of information requests. The project is halted – the network continues in the context of the EIJC-Dataharvest.

Journalismfund.eu 2008 – Co-founder and Managing Editor for Journalismfund.eu. A support structure for investigative, data and cross border journalism in Europe providing research grants and networking opportunities.

The Dataharvest & European Investigative Journalism Conference since 2011 – Co-founder and main coordinator. An annual conference where coders and journalists from all over Europe gather to do journalistic work on European data, European stories.


Board positions, affiliations, juries

Foreningen for Undersøgende Journalistik / Danish Association for Investigative Journalism. 2002-2012 board member, from 2003-2012 active in the international committee, from 2008-2012 chairperson of the international committe.

Netzwerk Recherche / German association for investigative journalism 2007-2011 Board member responsible for international contacts.

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists 2008 – Invited member, active in research projects until 2012.

Global Investigative Journalism Network 2010-2014 Member of the background and planning group of the Global Investigative Journalism Network.

2013- 2016 Chairperson of Journalismfund.eu and the Fonds Pascal Decroos, Belgian non-profit organisation with the structure of a foundation.

2016 – Member of the programme board of University of Gothenburg‘s master’s program investigative journalism.

2016 – Member of the jury of Norwegian Data SKUP award.

2016 Member of the jury of Danish FUJ Investigative Journalism Award.

Membership
Åbenhedstinget.dk / FOI journalists in Denmark
Danmarks Journalistforbund / Denmark’s Journalists’ Association
Publicistklubben / The Publishers’ Club
Det kolde gys / Winter bathing club in Copenhagen

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