The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference Events

28 June 2023

Breaking into Investigative Filmmaking

With a proven track record of producing hard-hitting major network investigations, BAFTA and International Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Gesbeen (Gesh) Mohammad will share her journey of becoming a documentary filmmaker.

28 June 2023

‘Fisayo Soyombo: Undercover in Lagos

A fearless Nigerian investigative journalist who has gone under cover on numerous occasions to expose corruption, 'Fisayo Soyombo is best known for spending several days in a police cell and a prison to expose corruption within the country’s criminal justice system.

29 June 2023

The Prepayment Meter Scandal

In different ways, the i newspaper's Dean Kirby and Paul Morgan-Bentley from The Times forced the pre-payment meter scandal into the open, their investigations leading to substantial industry change. Both come to Summer Conference to talk about their methods, which in the case of The Times involved undercover video, and the impact of their work.

30 June 2022

Environmental Investigations: Going Undercover

Sometimes, the only way to get the story out is to go in undercover. These investigations can be the trickiest that a researcher will ever take on and come with a range of risks and potential pitfalls, but with the climate in crisis and on the brink of full collapse, and many vested interests keeping their deals well hidden, occasionally the means are justified.