Access to Tools

Free Training for Journalists Across the UK



Learn the skills, values and tools of investigative journalism.

  • Rana Ayyub: The Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Talk

    Award winning Indian investigative journalist and writer. Author of “Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up” Rana Ayyub delivers an inspirational Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Lecture and shares her determination to unveil the truth behind the Gujarat riots. 

  • Newcastle #CIJConference

    We have finally realised our dream to take the CIJ Summer Conference outside London with a one-day conference at Newcastle University on Saturday (29 September). The day was made possible thanks to the support of the Google News Initiative and marked the launch of our Access to Tools training. We’re delighted to report that the […]

  • Finding Stories With Data

    An introduction to the techniques of data journalism You’ve heard people talking about data, and data journalism and don’t know where to start? Then this one-day course is for you.

  • Covert Filming

    Sometimes, the only way to get to the story is to go undercover. Learn how from our trainers, all experienced experts in the field. This one day course will give you an insight into the many aspects for preparation of an undercover investigation.

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Think differently about how investigative journalism can be done.

  • CIJ Director Awarded Shorenstein Fellowship

    In exciting news, our Director James Harkin has been awarded a prestigious Shorenstein Fellowship at the Kennedy School, Harvard University for a project on “fake news” and investigative journalism. James will be on sabbatical until December. In his absence, Project Manager Tom Sanderson will step up to become interim Director of the CIJ. The third international […]

  • Jimmy Wales

    02/11/2017 Watch excerpts from Jimmy Wales’ conversation with James Harkin on establishing the WikiTribune and public trust in the media industry.

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