Tradecraft

Learn the skills, values and tools of investigative journalism.

  • 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. In one day you will learn what data is available and how to find it, how to interrogate it using software such as MS Excel […]

  • Data-Driven Investigations

    This course will give participants an opportunity to brush up on core data skills and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations. #CIJCourses Drawing from real life examples and scenarios, this course will guide attendees from hypothesis to story, including sections on working with spreadsheets, scraping and importing data, investigating people and […]

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Ideas

Think differently about how investigative journalism can be done.

  • CIJ Files

    A collection of writing and contributions about all things from the world of investigative journalism. If you’re interested in pitching an idea for a blog piece, then contact us at info [at] tcij.org

  • Conspiracy

    Conspiracy Logan Symposium 2018. Goldsmiths, University of London. 19 – 20 October.   The Logan Symposium returns to London for a major international event on surveillance, propaganda and power. Conspiracy brings together a unique community of investigative journalists, whistleblowers, hackers, artists and experts to challenge power and reinvigorate the field of investigative journalism. Featuring a packed programme […]

  • Lawrence Wright

    Reporting as craft Pulitzer-prize winner Lawrence Wright’s career as a staff writer for The New Yorker has taken him from in-depth, narrative reporting of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State to developments within America’s neglected heartlands. To coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Centre of Investigative Journalism, he came to the CIJ to give a […]

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