The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Jop de Vrieze

Jop de Vrieze is an award winning investigative science journalist based in Amsterdam working for national as well as international media. He has a background in infectious disease epidemiology and science communication. As a journalist he tries to dig into issues where science is being (ab)used to serve political and other interests. During the coronavirus pandemic he has been critically covering the Dutch strategy and policy, placing it in an international perspective.

Summer Conference Event
 — Discussion

Following the Science: Health and Science Reporting from Inside a Crisis.

The Covid-19 pandemic has made all of us follow science and heath reports like never before, reinforcing the importance of the work that health and science reporters do. Meet some of the people behind the headlines, sharing their experience of covering the health and science beat during a global pandemic: from misinformation to reliable sources, from scientific and government reports to witnessing human resilience and tragedy.