IJ4EU’s second conference on cross-border investigative journalism took place as a virtual event on April 14-15, 2021.
Bringing together investigative journalists, funders, policymakers and members of civil society, the conference aims to become a leading European forum for discussing the challenges and opportunities for collaborative watchdog journalism at a time of upheaval.
The annual conference is organised by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), a partner in the IJ4EU consortium.
The IJ4EU Impact Award ceremony took place at the end of the first day of the conference, Wednesday, April 14, at 6 pm CET / CEST. Here is a summary of the conference agenda.
Wednesday, April 14
14:00-14:10 Opening Remarks
14:10-14:55 Where’s My Money Going? Funding Cross-Border Journalism
15:00-15:45 The FinCEN Files: The Power of Networks to Enable Cross-Border Journalism
15:15-16:00 Cross-Border Chronicles: Investigating the Pandemic
16:00-16:45 Reporting on Influence: ‘Following the Money’ Across Borders
16:15-17:00 Cross-Border Chronicles: Investigating the Environment
Screenings and Q&As
- 14:45-15:45 The Daphne Project
- 14:45-16:45 Lost in Europe
- 16:45-17:00 Fraud Factory
- 17:00-17:30 Invisible Workers
- 1800-1900: IJ4EU Impact Award
Thursday, April 15
- 1400-1445: SLAPPs: A Legal Threat to Cross-Border Journalism
- 1500-1545: Lessons for Europe: Cross-Border Journalism Around the World
- 1530-1645: Workshop: Making Artificial Intelligence Work For Cross-Border Journalism
- 1600-1645: What’s Next? Innovation in Cross-Border Journalism
- 1700-1745: The Ibiza Affair: Behind The Headlines