Drs Peter Verweij (1949), is working as a senior lecturer at the School of Journalism in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He teaches courses in ‘new media and journalism’, and is director of the New Media Lab of the school. Most of his courses are covering subjects like ‘research and finding sources on the web’, or ‘multi media publishing on blogs’. As a consultant Verweij ( www.d3-media.nl ) has trained several Dutch newsrooms, and has just returned from a three month teaching and trainings project at Rhodes University South Africa.
As a member of the Dutch organization of Investigative Reporters and Editors (VVOJ), he specializes in the use of databases and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for reporting.