Using data-journalism to talk about Europe and European affairs

A network of several media outlets cooperating in showing, analysing and explaining the impact of European policies on the institutions, norms and citizens of EU member states and beyond. We intend to do it through news contents, analyses and multimedia materials, published under a Creative Commons license.

This is what the European Data Journalism Network is about. A network of European media, coordinated by OBCT and VoxEurop, there to tell accurate and plural stories about Europe. 

Our contents

COVID-19: dealing with gaps in the data

Lorenzo Ferrari | 25/3/2020

Since the data available on the coronavirus pandemic is patchy and incomplete, it needs to be approached with caution and an awareness of what it can – and cannot – tell us about the deadly virus

Greece’s deadly rail tracks

Ilias StathatosNikos Morfonios | 12/3/2020

Greece takes the bloody lead in terms of deaths and injuries in rail accidents in the EU, with about 25 victims per year. Problems are mainly caused by unsafe level crossings, poor infrastructure and traffic management systems, and understaffed companies

Railways in Greece: poor service, no competition

Thessaloniki | Eleni Stamatoukou | 12/2/2020

Passenger train services are heavily subsidised in Greece, taking advantage of loopholes and delays allowed by EU law. A new memorandum signed by the government keeps state aid and TrainOSE’s monopoly in place, despite the fact that many routes are not operated and citizens are not happy with the service

The energy transition yet to come

Gianluca De Feo | 6/2/2020

The European Union wants to abandon coal by 2050, but this will require significant help from European banks, which still finance 26 per cent of all coal power plants in the world