#CIJSummer

Investigative Journalism Summer Conference
Where new tools meet traditional craft
04 – 06 July 2019


Slides and Handouts From #CIJSummer 2019

Here you can find downloadable versions of several of the talks alongside notes and handouts that our speakers have put together for you. If you want to check your own notes against the slides from a particular talk, or you weren’t able to attend a session you really wanted to and would like to see […]


Ask a journalist why they chose their profession and you will get a variation on, or combination of, the following answers: “I wanted to make a difference”; “I wanted to hold power to account”, “I was doing an English degree and ended up writing for the student newspaper”; “I like talking to people and love […]


#CIJSummer: book your ticket now

#CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2019 Where new tools meet traditional craft Thu 4 – Sat 6 July 2019 Professor Stuart Hall Building Goldsmiths, University of London


        Aliaume Leroy is an open source investigative journalist with BBC Africa Eye and a contributor to Bellingcat. Before, he was a campaigner on the Conflict & Fragile States strand at the NGO Global Witness. He focuses on conflicts and all kinds of illegal trafficking in both Africa and Latin America. @Yaolri […]


#CIJSummer: Book your ticket

The CIJ Summer Conference is UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. We offer a mixture of talks, demos and hands-on classes which are designed to equip journalists and anyone interested in investigations with the up-to-date investigative methods and tools.


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. 


From his reports on the massacre at My Lai, to his exposure of the horrors of Abu Ghraib, to his more recent attempts to get to the bottom of the circumstances of Osama Bin Laden’s death and the conflict in Syria, Seymour Hersh has over five decades made a reputation as one of the world’s […]


Here you can access handouts and presentation slides from the #CIJSummer Conference 2018 speakers. Kevin McConway – How to Read Research Papers and What to Look Out for in Science Press Releases CIJ Handout 2018 KM CIJ stats session 2018   Shaun Lintern – Putting the NHS Under the Microscope CIJ 2018   Gavin Millar – The Data […]


Here you can access handouts and presentation slides from the CIJ Summer Conference speakers – How to get Funding for Projects, Laura Ranca Presentation Slides Audience Profile Handout (basic) Audience Profile Handout (complex) Content Worksheet How to Read Company Accounts, Raj Bairoliya Presentation Slides Data Cleaning & Wrangling with Pandas Complete workbooks and Data Examples […]


This page refers to the Summer Conference that took place on 29-30 June 2018. It will be updated with information on our next Summer Conference (4-6 July 2019) in due course: Conference Extras Special offers for the #CIJSummer delegates  mySociety is proud to introduce WhatDoTheyKnowPro, a powerful new FOI toolkit for journalists. Its features include: Unlimited private […]