Previous Events

Whistleblowing: The Consequences of Dissent with Professor Gavin MacFadyen
At The Gallery, 70/77 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London, EC1M 6EJ Time: 18.45 - 20.45 Entrance fee: £3 (£2 concessions) Organisations cannot be held to account unless they are open to internal criticism, yet despite measures such as the Public Interest Disclosure Act, individuals within the UK’s institutions, public bodies and corporations are subject to severe gagging...
Monday 20 May 2013 The Gallery, EC1M 6EJ Full details
Data Harvest 13
Journalismfund.eu will be holding its third Data Harvest Conference in Brussels on the 3 and 4 May. You will have the chance to learn new methods in dealing with data, gain insights in investigative journalism, get fresh cross-border story ideas and expand your network. Fee: €90 Speakers include The Guardian’s David Leigh and BBC's research specialist Paul Myers...
Friday 3 May 2013 - Saturday 4 May 2013 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, Brussels Full details
Introduction to Digital Security
FULLY BOOKED! Protecting a source is the primary concern of any journalist. Yet, we now know that a single email, a phone call or simply browsing the Internet could put your sources at risk. We know that in war zones and dictatorships, encryption can be the difference between life and death. 25 March 17:30-19:30Great Hall (first floor), College Building, City University, St John Street, London...
Monday 25 March 2013 College Building, City University Full details
Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Awards
Index on Censorship’s 13th annual Freedom of Expression Awards are coming up on Thursday 21 March, at the Inner Temple, London. The awards, hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby, are an opportunity to recognise the year’s bravest journalists, artists, campaigners and digital innovators. Their stories remind us why the right to free expression has to be defended at all costs. In the pre-...
Thursday 21 March 2013 Inner Temple, London, EC4Y 7HL Full details
FOIA Requests with Martin Rosenbaum
This is a free event but booking is required. The BBC’s Freedom of Information Act specialist Martin Rosenbaum will share his tips, tactics and secrets with Request Initiative on the 27 February. Journalists and campaigners are invited to join us and learn from the man who trains and advises BBC journalists on how to use the FOIA. Martin will give insight into the some of the battles that...
Wednesday 27 February 2013 New Premier House, 150 Southampton Row, WC1B 5AL Full details
Fully Booked. Does a Democracy Need a Regulated Press?
We're sorry but the CIJ debate about the regulation of the press is now fully booked. Venue: The Big Ben Room, Open Society Foundation, Seventh Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP At 6pm for a 6.30 start. We would like to thank the OSI for hosting this event. The debateWith the Murdoch tabloid scandals prompting the Leveson Inquiry, a timid press that failed to report Jimmy...
Thursday 21 February 2013 Open Society Foundation, Millbank Tower, SW1P 4QP Full details
The Reconfiguration of Britain's Far Right
This is a free event but booking is required. The event starts at 6.30pm and will be held in Room AG21, College Building, City University London. Please see the map to College Building for directions. Gerry Gable the Editor/Publisher of Searchlight will be talking about and discussing with his audience the reconfiguration of Britain's Far Right. Taking a look at not only the demise...
Wednesday 20 February 2013 Room AG21, College Building City University London, EC1 0HB Full details
Qcumber Launch Event
This is a free event but booking is required. The event starts at 6pm and will last for around two hours. We are pleased to invite you to the UK launch of Qcumber, an integrated network that informs citizens about the environmental conditions where they live and tells authorities about local problems. Qcumber has been developed by Joseph Magro from the University of Bologna and he will...
Tuesday 29 January 2013 - Wednesday 30 January 2013 ELG19, Drysdale Building Full details
Defence Corruption
Blowing the Whistle on Institutionalised Corruption Prime Minister Tony Blair squashed the prosecution of British Aerospace for corruption on