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I’m Benjamin Schubert, a designer of many things across multiple platforms. Currently working as Head of Design at non-profit newsroom CORRECTIV in Berlin.

Working Samples
No Filter for the Right
A CORRECTIV analysis of thousands of Instagram accounts found that the Right and Far-Right are recruiting young people on the supposedly apolitical platform — and that Instagram does little to intervene.
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

The Heartland-Lobby
Hidden money flows, targeted disinformation & influence in politics – This undercover investigation provides rare insights into how climate change deniers operate in Germany.
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

Grand Theft Europe
Fraudsters are every year robbing Europe’s citizens of 50 billion euros in tax money. A Europe-wide investigation by 63 journalists from 30 countries. The project has been awarded the Helmut Schmidt Journalism Prize & the German-French Journalism Award 🏆
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

Grand Theft Europe Trailer
Find out what Grand Theft Europe is all about in 43 seconds.
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STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION

The CumEx Files
How Europe’s taxpayers have been swindled of €55 billion. A joint investigation by 19 European media from twelve countries. The Project has been awarded the Otto Brenner Prize 🏆
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · LOGO · VIDEOS

Making of CumEx Files
Behind the scenes: Journalists from twelve countries, an undercover meeting with an investment banker and an insider in front of the camera. 27 minutes.
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STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION

The Insider
For the first time in the history of CumEx business, one of the main defendants comments in detail on the CumEx machinery. Creepy. 70 minutes.
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STORYBOARD · CUTTING · EDITING

CumEx Files Trailer
How Europe’s taxpayers have been swindled of €55 billion in 59 seconds. Watch

STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION
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Wem gehört Hamburg?
“Who owns Hamburg is an outstanding example of how journalism on the Internet and using digital tools can do justice to its social role and responsibility.“ The Project has been awarded the Grimme Online Award 🏆
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · CAMPAIGN · PICTURES · VIDEO ANIMATIONS

CORRECTIV Relaunch
A new publishing system and a new design ensure better legibility, a clear appearance and quick orientation.
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UX DESIGN & CONCEPT

About

I have completed a 3-year training as media designer and a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in communication design. I worked in publishing, market research, digital marketing and founded a coworking space for artists in Berlin.

My work at CORRECTIV was awarded with the Grimme Online Award, the Helmut Schmidt Journalistenpreis, the Deutsch-Französischer Journalistenpreis, the BlaueBoje and the Otto Brenner Preis für kritischen Journalismus.