Europe’s leading conference for cross-border investigative journalism

On October 12 and 13, Europe’s best cross-border investigative journalists gathered in Brussels, Belgium for the 2023 IJ4EU UNCOVERED Conference. Over the two days, participants joined a series of panel discussions, workshops, and masterclasses to share their expertise and learn from leading experts in the field on topics ranging from SLAPPs, the war in Ukraine, environmental reporting, the murky funding of European political parties, and the use of AI in investigations.

Event Recap

Missed the conference or keen to rewatch your favourite panels? Not to worry, you can catch up below or on the ECPMF YouTube channel.

00:00:00 – 00:20:33 | Opening Ceremony

00:20:33 – 00:49:17 | Keynote Speech
AI in Journalism: Opportunities, Challenges and ICIJ Insights

01:35:15 – 02:32:47 | Ethical Dilemmas of Investigating Migration

Moderator: Elena Ledda, Independent Journalist

03:04:39 – 04:08:20 | Investigating the War in Ukraine: The Promise and Pitfalls of Cross-border Reporting

04:36:25 – 05:32:45 | Eyes on the Environment: How Corporate Interests Cost the Earth

Moderator: Jelena Prtorić, Project Coordinator, Arena for Journalism in Europe

00:00:00 – 01:04:30 | Masterclass: The Murky Funding of European Politics

01:34:53 – 02:33:05 | Got your Back: MFRR Supporting Investigative Journalism

Moderator:  Gürkan Özturan, MFRR Project Coordinator, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

03:08:45 – 04:06:03 | Cross-border Teams: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Moderator: Timothy Large, Director of Independent Media Programmes, International Press Institute (IPI)

04:06:03 – 04:19:45 | Concluding Remarks