Previous Events

Data Journalism: Mapping the Future?
To mark the publication of Data Journalism: Mapping the Future? Edited by John Mair and Richard Lance Keeble with Paul Bradshaw and Teodora Beleaga (Abramis). PanelDavid Ottewell - Head of Digital Trinity MirrorMartin Stabe - Head of Digital The Financial TimesJacqui Taylor - MD Flying Binary Limited Chair: Raymond Snoddy. (Former Media Editor The Times)   The panel will discuss if data...
Wednesday 22 January 2014 Adam Street Private Members Club, London Full details
Talk: Eric Schlosser on Nuclear Weapons
Eric Schlosser is one of the greatest American storytellers of our time. His award-winning investigative journalism exposed the fast food industry in his pioneering book Fast Food Nation; now he’s back with a groundbreaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism and technological breakthroughs. His new book, Command and Control, reveals the secrets of the nuclear weapons...
Tuesday 15 October 2013 Conway Hall Full details
Data Hack Day
When: 22nd June 9.30 - 18.00 Where: King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS Click here to book your place Calling all: Designers | Programmers | Illustrators | Statisticians | Political Scientists | Copywriters Use Your Open Data Skills to Expose the International Arms Trade On June 22nd, open data enthusiasts are invited for a fun day of collaboration and innovation as Campaign...
Saturday 22 June 2013 King's College London, WC2R 2LS Full details
The Future of Transparency
  Room AG21, College Building, City University, EC1V 4PB  Time: 18.15 - 19.45 Entrance fee: Free Transparency is a precondition of democracy. But accountability in Britain is under threat. On May 22 Request Initiative and City University will ask why. Our speakers include Christopher Graham, the Information Commissioner, Duncan Campbell, investigative journalist and forensic...
Wednesday 22 May 2013 City University, EC1V 4PB Full details
Whistleblowing: The Consequences of Dissent with Professor Gavin MacFadyen
At The Gallery, 70/77 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London, EC1M 6EJ Time: 18.45 - 20.45 Entrance fee: £3 (£2 concessions) Organisations cannot be held to account unless they are open to internal criticism, yet despite measures such as the Public Interest Disclosure Act, individuals within the UK’s institutions, public bodies and corporations are subject to severe gagging...
Monday 20 May 2013 The Gallery, EC1M 6EJ Full details
Data Harvest 13
Journalismfund.eu will be holding its third Data Harvest Conference in Brussels on the 3 and 4 May. You will have the chance to learn new methods in dealing with data, gain insights in investigative journalism, get fresh cross-border story ideas and expand your network. Fee: €90 Speakers include The Guardian’s David Leigh and BBC's research specialist Paul Myers...
Friday 3 May 2013 - Saturday 4 May 2013 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, Brussels Full details
Introduction to Digital Security
FULLY BOOKED! Protecting a source is the primary concern of any journalist. Yet, we now know that a single email, a phone call or simply browsing the Internet could put your sources at risk. We know that in war zones and dictatorships, encryption can be the difference between life and death. 25 March 17:30-19:30Great Hall (first floor), College Building, City University, St John Street, London...
Monday 25 March 2013 College Building, City University Full details
Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Awards
Index on Censorship’s 13th annual Freedom of Expression Awards are coming up on Thursday 21 March, at the Inner Temple, London. The awards, hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby, are an opportunity to recognise the year’s bravest journalists, artists, campaigners and digital innovators. Their stories remind us why the right to free expression has to be defended at all costs. In the pre-...
Thursday 21 March 2013 Inner Temple, London, EC4Y 7HL Full details
FOIA Requests with Martin Rosenbaum
This is a free event but booking is required. The BBC’s Freedom of Information Act specialist Martin Rosenbaum will share his tips, tactics and secrets with Request Initiative on the 27 February. Journalists and campaigners are invited to join us and learn from the man who trains and advises BBC journalists on how to use the FOIA. Martin will give insight into the some of the battles that...
Wednesday 27 February 2013 New Premier House, 150 Southampton Row, WC1B 5AL Full details
Fully Booked. Does a Democracy Need a Regulated Press?
We're sorry but the CIJ debate about the regulation of the press is now fully booked. Venue: The Big Ben Room, Open Society Foundation, Seventh Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP At 6pm for a 6.30 start. We would like to thank the OSI for hosting this event. The debateWith the Murdoch tabloid scandals prompting the Leveson Inquiry, a timid press that failed to report Jimmy...
Thursday 21 February 2013 Open Society Foundation, Millbank Tower, SW1P 4QP Full details