In the media
Here you find excerpts of the international coverage about Investigate Europe, its team members and investigations.
Le Figaro: “Pourquoi populismes et réseaux sociaux font-ils si bon ménage”
A Le Figaro article on the success of the extreme right in social media that opens with the Investigate Europe investigation on the subject. (in French): http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/
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Presse Club: “Schicksalswahl für Europa – Alarmismus oder ernste Gefahr?”
Investigate Europe’s Harald Schumann on the leading German tv channel ARD (in German): https://www1.wdr.de/daserste/presseclub/sendungen/eu-wahl-100.html
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Arte: “Lorries Invading Europe”
This Arte documentary by Jens Niehuss looks at why the number of trucks on Europe’s roads will increase by 40% in five years and the implications of this (in German with English subtitles): https://www.arte.tv/en/videos/081593-000-A/lorries-invading-europe/
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Award for BlackRock investigation
Members of IE attended an award ceremony in Berlin to collect the “Hans-Mattthöfer-Preis” for our work looking into BlackRock. It was one of our toughest research tasks to date: to shed light on BlackRock’s investment in Europe.
Photo: Oliver Moldenhauer for IE. Left to right: Historian and award winner Adam Tooze, IE team members Maria Maggiore and Elisa Simantke, Head of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Kurt Beck, IE team member Harald Schumann, Jury members Brigitte Preissl and Thomas Fricke.
“RAI Radio 1: “Rivoluzione 5G, rischi per la salute?”
Investigate Europe journalist Maria Maggiore asked about IE’s recent investigation on 5G; the risks for health and the lack of a public debate on this huge society change (in Italian): https://www.raiplayradio.it/audio/2019/
Screenshot / Website https://www.raiplayradio.it
Netzpolitik.org: “Surveillance study network awards journalist prize”
Investigate Europe was awarded by the Surveillance study network for it’s investigation about the European border regime:
Screenshot / Website netzpolitik.org
Ingenium Magazine: “Data journalism for everyone”
interview with Crina Boros
The Italian tech magazine “ingenium” interviewed our team member Crina Boros on data journalism and the goals of Investigate Europe.
You can find the whole interview here (in Italian): http://www.ingenium-magazine.it/data-journalism-per-tutti-intervista-a-crina-boros/?share
Screenshot / Website ingenium magazine
Tech Economy: “Does Microsoft dependency affect the EU?”
Article and interview in the Tech Economy magazine about our investigation on Europe’s dire dependency on Microsoft.
You can read the full Italian version here: http://www.techeconomy.it/2017/05/26/microsoft-dipendenza-colpisce-la-ue/?platform=hootsuite
Screenshot / Website Tech Economy
BR5: “One topic, 28 countries”
Interview with our founder Harald Schuman about his motivation for a Europe-wide research and the fundraising of Investigate Europe.
To hear the full interview (in German) just follow the link:
WDR3: “The United Journalists of Europe”
InvestigateEurope live on air: German radio (WDR3) spoke with Harald Schumann about the work of our cross-border research team, the failure of media during the Euro-crisis and our first publication on the (dysfunctional) European border regime.
The whole Interview (in German) can be found here: http://www1.wdr.de/mediathek/audio/wdr3/wdr3-kultur-am-mittag/audio-vereinigte-journalisten-von-europa-100.html
Medium Magazin: “Investigation without borders”
The German Medium Magazin reports about Investigate Europe and about the work of our editorial coordinator Elisa Simantke.
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Last weekend Aftenposten, Bergens Tindende, Andresseavissen and Fædrelandsvennen published an article called “Boundless control”. It was the first in a series arising out of the new journalistic network Investigate Europe.
Former Stavanger Aftenblad journalist Ingeborg Eliassen is the reporter behind the Norwegian cases and only Norwegian member of the network, which otherwise consists of journalists from Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Britain.
Quote from Ingeborg Eliassen: “More and more decisions are taken at European level. But many issues are still being reported in a national context, and the scope is therefore often not so clear”
Read more (in Norwegian) via http://journalisten.no/2016/12/fritt-ord-stottet-nettverk-europajournalistikk-bak-saker-om-eus-yttergrenser
Journalisten.no: “Fritt Ord-supported network on Europe journalism behind story on European external borders”
Screenshot / Website Journalisten.no
Wirtualnemedia: “Nine journalists investigate the borders of Europe”
The project team “Investigate Europe” consists of nine European journalists. The team is committed to the study of topics important for Europe (…) “The strange story of a robot who catches refugees” can be read in the current issue of “Newsweek” and parts of the reports were also published via newsweek.pl. Polish member is Woijech Ciesla, investigative reporter at Newsweek Polska…
Read more (in polish) via http://www.wirtualnemedia.pl/artykul/investigate-europe-9-dziennikarzy-bada-zagrozenia-na-granicach-ue-wsrod-nich-wojciech-ciesla-z-newsweek-polska
Screenshot / Website “Wirtualnemedia”
Turi 2 : “Journalists start international research-network”
“Nine journalists got together to reveal political scandals at the highest political level. The new project is coordinated by Elisa Simantke (former Tagesspiegel journalist) and Harald Schumann (still with Tagesspiegel)….”
Continue reading (in german) via : http://www.turi2.de/aktuell/journalisten-starten-internationales-recherche-netzwerk-investigate-europe/
Screenshot / Turi 2 website