The Money Trail Project

Conducting and delivering journalistic illicit finance investigations takes time. It can be technically difficult, complex, legally sensitive and on occasion, dangerous. Then there’s the question of getting your piece published.  Editors quite rightly take a lot of convincing before they run corruption and tax avoidance tales whether written by their own staff or freelancers. It’s… Continue reading The Money Trail Project

The Top 100 European Places Where Dieselgate Kills the Most

Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots. The fact that they have such a high health impact despite their relatively small contribution to overall pollution reveals how seriously air contamination threatens our lives. In Europe, more than a third… Continue reading The Top 100 European Places Where Dieselgate Kills the Most

Joris Luyendijk’s keynote speech at EIJC18

Thank you very much for this invitation. It is an honour to speak before such a distinguished group of colleagues. In this era of disruption, confusion and cynicism few professions and institutions still command the general public’s trust and respect. In no small part thanks to Hollywood, investigative journalists still count as the ‘good guys’… Continue reading Joris Luyendijk’s keynote speech at EIJC18

Working grant – The slavery of care: Bulgarian women working in the West as caregivers

The story focuses on the plight of cash-strapped Bulgarian women who come to Belgium and the Netherlands as posted workers to care for elderly people who want to spend the last months or years of their life in their own home, instead of in a retirement home. The investigation focuses on one of the main… Continue reading Working grant – The slavery of care: Bulgarian women working in the West as caregivers