More than 400 journalists, funders, policymakers and activists registered to attend #UNCOVERED, IJ4EU’s second conference dedicated to exploring the highs and lows of cross-border investigative journalism in Europe.

Over the course of two afternoons on April 14 and 15, participants took part in debates, workshops and exclusive documentary screenings, plus a ceremony for the inaugural IJ4EU Impact Award.

Catch up on recordings from #UNCOVERED’s main channel below.

Recordings from Channel 2 — including panels on investigating the pandemic and the environment as well as a workshop on the use of artificial intelligence — will be available soon.

For more information, visit the #UNCOVERED website.

Day 1: Wednesday, April 14

Channel 1:

The schedule is outlined below. Please scroll the video to the appropriate timestamp (hours:minutes:seconds).

Opening Remarks

(00:00:00 – 00:18:25)

Where’s My Money Going? Funding Cross-Border Journalism

(00:18:25 – 01:00:00)

  • CHAIR: Lutz Kinkel, Managing Director, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
  • Sabine Verheyen MEP, Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education at the European Parliament
  • Anna Herold, Head of Audiovisual and Media Services Policy Unit at the European Commission
  • Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord
  • Ondrej Jurik (Programme Officer on the Programme on Independent Journalism, Open Society Foundations
  • Kitty von Bertele, Principal, Luminate

The FinCEN Files: The Power of Networks to Enable Cross-Border Journalism

(01:08:40 – 01:53:00)

Reporting on Influence: ‘Following the Money’ Across Borders

(02:07:00 – 02:55:00)

IJ4EU Impact Award Ceremony


Remarks from Jörg Wojahn, Head of Representation, European Commission in Germany

Jury members

  • CHAIR: Shaun Walker, Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent, The Guardian
  • Teresa Ribeiro, Representative on the Freedom of the Media, OSCE
  • Christian Jensen, Editor-In-Chief, Politiken
  • Nassira El Moaddem, French Journalism Prize 2020 Nominee
  • Andrzej Rojek, Philanthropist focusing on freedom of speech

Day 2: Thursday, April 15

Channel 1:

The schedule is outlined below. Please scroll the video to the appropriate timestamp (hours:minutes:seconds).

SLAPPs: A Legal Threat to Cross-Border Journalism

(00:00:00 – 00:47:15)

Lessons for Europe: Cross-Border Journalism Around the World

(01:00:00 – 01:47:00)

What’s Next? Innovation in Cross-Border Journalism

(02:00:00 – 02:45:00)

The Ibiza Affair: Behind The Headlines

(03:00:00 – 03:52:00)

Cover photo by BRUNO EMMANUELLE on Unsplash