VPRO journalist Huub Jaspers thinks the website investigativestories.org is merely a stepping stone. He thinks it’s a great initiative but it is only the first of many steps. You really have to contact other journalists to be able to trust them. Investigative journalism can only be done if there is a mutual trust. Listen here to the interview
Brigitte Alfter comments on the criticism of the public. She says the site investigativestories.org is indeed a stepping stone, but also a platform for journalists who want to perform a cross-border investigation. They’re able to check if other journalists have conducted similar research and contact them. The site is a good search engine for investigative journalism. Listen hereto the interview.
Verslag: Idonea Vonck