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7 June 2022

Digital Tools for Investigation

Digital Tools for Investigation is a two-hour workshop covering a wide range of digital tools and methodologies that can be used for investigations.

5–30 September 2022

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (AM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 5, 6, 8 & 9 September 2022) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 26-30 September 2022).

Training

10–28 October 2022

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (PM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 10, 11, 13 & 14 October 2022 ) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 24-28 October 2022).

14 November – 2 December 2022

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (AM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 14, 15, 17 & 18 November 2022) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 28-30 November, 1-2 December 2022).

Events

25 March 2022

#CIJBelfast Conference

#CIJBelfast Conference 25 March 2022 Our annual Regional Conference comes to Belfast as part of the Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics. What to expect? We are offering hands-on workshops in advanced investigative skills and an introduction to finding company information.

29–30 June 2022

Summer Conference 2022

#CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2022 will take place in person on 29-30 June at Goldsmiths, University of London. The number of places will be limited. Topics and skills: Data journalism (hands-on) Financial investigations Open Source Investigations Environmental investigations and tools Investigative methodology Threats to journalism Legal aspects of journalism Source Protection Programme (a separate programme under the umbrella of the conference) And much more Networking: There will be plenty of opportunity to network: long breaks with tea and coffee and a drinks reception on Thu 30 June (included in the price).

Initiatives

Lyra McKee Bursary Scheme 2022

Applications for the 2022 #CIJLyraMcKee Investigative Journalism Training and Mentoring Bursary Scheme are now closed.   #CIJLyraMcKee Bursary Scheme: #CIJLyraMcKee Bursary Scheme was established in memory of a young and courageous Irish investigative journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by dissident republicans in Derry in April 2019.

International Investigative Practice

International Investigative Practice is a new initiative from the CIJ focused on training journalists from across the world in a wide range of investigative skills. Initially these training programmes are being delivered in Latin America, Francophone Africa and South Asia.

Open Climate Reporting Initiative

Climate change is a multi-faceted problem in which the issues at play are interlinked and complex, running across many different fields; scientific, financial and political. Finding solutions requires an understanding of these issues that can be facilitated through access to high-quality, trusted information and the ability to construct compelling narratives.

  • #CIJSummer: Reporting Russia: Independent Journalism Under Putin
  • 7 July 2021
  • #CIJSummer 2021 CIJ Summer Conference Russia Roman Badanin Roman Dobrokhotov Roman Shleynov Jane Lytvynenko Press Freedom
  • Maria Alyokhina - Pussy Riots: Russia's Official Media and How to Subvert it
  • 14 September 2017
  • LOGAN CIJ Talk Series Maria Alyokhina Pussy Riot
  • CIJ Logan Symposium 2020: Keynote from Siarhei Satsuk
  • 18 November 2020
  • CIJ Logan Symposium CIJ Logan Symposium 2020 Siarhei Satsuk Belarus Yezhednevnik Press Freedom
  • #CIJSummer 2019. Open Source: The GRU Globetrotters, Tracking Clandestine International Operations
  • 5 July 2019
  • CIJ Summer Conference #CIJSummer 2019 GRU Investigative Reporting OSINT

The Investigative Journalist’s Guide to Company Accounts

by Raj Bairoliya

An introduction from the author, Raj Bairoliya A little history is in order. A dozen or so years ago, I was complaining to my friend Michael Gillard about the standard of financial investigative journalism in the UK – it was a matter of serious concern to me as I make my living from investigating wrongdoing.

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The Hidden Scenario

by Luuk Sengers and Mark Lee Hunter

The Hidden Scenario focuses on how making a scenario can help you investigate. Part One details the basic principles of constructing a chronology. In Part Two, we move on to the construction of powerful scenes.

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The Story Tells the Facts

by Luuk Sengers and Mark Lee Hunter

This book will help you to make your investigative writing better by focusing on writing skills, because they transpose very well into other media. To order, please complete the order form. If you can tell a story in words and capture information in a narrative, the odds of telling a good story in film or radio go up, too.

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