Widespread Fraud in Italy’s Olive Oil Industry

The latest from Investigative Reporting Project Italy is worth a look: IRPI digs into the olive oil industry, and finds it rife with fraud. What that means for consumers is that considerable amounts of the olive oil being produced in Italy are fake, mislabeled, or adulterated. This story is part of a series on food fraud supported by Journalismfund.eu.

Source: Investigative Reporting Project Italy

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Offshore Leaks: ICIJ director Ryle in Brussels

The Australian journalist Gerard Ryle, director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will give a unique European conference about Offshore Leaks next June 11 in Brussels. Organised by Journalismfund.eu, Le Soir, Université catholique de Louvain and Fonds Pascal Decroos voor bijzondere journalistiek.

Source: journalismfund.eu

Posted on: May 31, 2013

The Best of the Data Harvest Conference

A good summary of the just-concluded 3rd European Data Harvest Conference in Brussels, sponsored by GIJN member Journalismfund.eu. The conference generated lots of excitement and included sessions on investigative and data journalism in Europe, FOI/Wobbing, collaboration, and cross-border reporting.

Source: Journalismfund

Posted on: May 9, 2013