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EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Friday, May 25 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
When artwork tells more than words

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Sometimes a graphic artist or cartoonist can communicate something that cannot be expressed in words. Readers can remember your investigations longer, if the ideas are presented visually in a graphic novel or an animation. Illustrators are sometimes perceived as less threatening by people in certain sensitive situations, for example among illegal refugees or members of the LGBT community in countries where they are in danger because of their sexual orientation. How can investigative journalists and artists work together to get the maximum benefit for their in depth work?

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Pieter Fannes

Illustrator
Pieter Fannes adores drawing with brushes for the freedom and looseness it allows, for the accidents along the road, the meanings hidden in an unexpected twirl of the brush, the possibilities uncovered by an splash of ink on the page. It is this energy  that he wants to transfer... Read More →
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Susanne Reber

Susanne Reber is an award winning veteran investigative editor, author and executive producer. She is the co founder of Reveal and the former executive editor of the Peabody Award-winning investigative radio program and podcast. She has a knack for innovation and specializes in assembling... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CEST
C113 Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen

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