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Summer Conference Events

30 June 2022

Geojournalism: How to Use Satellite Imagery to Verify Information and Uncover New Stories

This presentation takes journalists and analysts through the basics of satellite imagery, geographical data, and using imagery in storytelling to verify information and make new findings.

29 June 2022

Data Journalism – Google Sheets – Hands-On

This three-part hands-on express data journalism course will introduce you to the basics of data analysis in Google Sheets. Suitable for beginners.

30 June 2022

Finding Stories with Data – Hands-On

You may already know something about data journalism, but are unsure how to start an actual story. In these sessions we will delve into some real data, looking for a real story, starting with an idea, downloading the data, cleaning it, exploring it, and finding the leads to stories in it –using the methods you would need in a data-led enquiry, and in the order you would use them.

8 July 2021

Financial OSINT. Deep Diving.

Open-Source Intelligence (frequently referred to as OSINT) has become crucial to many investigators’ ability to cross-examine allegations and reports of serious financial crimes. This practical course will take you through real-life cases to teach you the core techniques to conduct deep-dive investigations to uncover opaque global company structures used to facilitate money laundering, corruption, bribery, […]

6 July 2021

Understanding Company Accounts

A two-part session aimed at those who want to understand how to dig into financial statements and identify relevant information for investigations.

7 July 2021

Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Open-Source Intelligence (frequently referred to as OSINT) has been adopted into many investigators’ practice over the past decade and now covers a wide range of skills, tools and techniques. This practical course will teach you the basics of some key areas of OSINT that will help you not only save time in your research, but […]

8 July 2021

Using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

This two-part practical online course will guide you through the basics of freedom of information legislation and equip you with the skills necessary to make successful information requests and appeals. This course is part of the #CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2021.

5–8 July 2021

Finding Stories with Data – Online, Intensive

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you. This course is part of our annual #CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2021.

7–10 July 2020

Finding Stories with Data – Google Sheets

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.

8 July 2020

Open-Source Intelligence

This course will be broken down into two sessions, which take place on the same day. Taught by Paul Myers, one of Europe’s leading open source intelligence specialists and a pioneer of open source research.