Tradecraft

Our mission is to train and champion the traditional craft of professional investigative journalism: what we call TRADECRAFT. Much of our work involves applying fresh tools and methods drawn from technology, science, new media and professional expertise to the work of investigation.


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 […]


Web Scraping for Journalists

Faster than FOI and more detailed than advanced search techniques, scraping also allows you to grab data that organisations would rather you didn’t have – and put it into a form that allows you to get answers.


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.


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.  


Sometimes, the only way to get to the story is to go undercover. Learn how from our trainers, all experienced experts in the field.


Investigating Data with R

This one-day course will teach you how to get the most out of one of the most popular programming languages for data journalism tasks.


Introduction to Code for Journalists

Want to take your first steps with code but not sure how to begin? Or learn how code is being used in the newsroom and if it can help you and your team?  


CIJ Newcastle Conference

Sat 29 September 2018 The Boiler House, Newcastle University #CIJConference   THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT AND BOOKINGS HAVE CLOSED If you would like to know about future events from the CIJ, please email juliet [at] tcij.org After many years of dreaming of taking the CIJ Summer Conference on the road, we are delighted to announce our […]


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.


Digital Truths: Investigative Journalism and Open Data Workshop

Discover tools, tips and techniques for investigative journalism and designing with open data in this half-day workshop. What to expect How can we use data that is freely available to everyone to tell a different story? Led by the Centre for Investigative Journalism, this workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to finding, interpreting and visualising […]