Previous Events

Investigative Journalism MA
The last few places are available on this year’s MA in Investigative Journalism at City University London, starting on 24 September 2012. The one-year MA combines core journalistic skills with advanced research and investigation techniques including computer-assisted reporting, the effective use of public records and databases, and FOI. Course lecturers include David Leigh, Gavin MacFadyen...
Wednesday 1 August 2012 Facebook Q&A Full details
Summer School 2012
Dr Phil Hammond - GP, writer, broadcaster and comedian - will join and Sheila Coronel as a keynote speaker at the CIJ Summer School.  We apologise that George Galloway will no longer be speaking due to unforeseen circumstances. For more information please visit the Summer School 2012 section of our website. The Watergate Equation:Investigative Journalism = Good Journalism + Time This year...
Friday 6 July 2012 - Sunday 8 July 2012 City University London Full details
Summer School Keynote Speeches Open to the Public
Come and hear what Sheila Coronel, Dr Phil Hammond and the Leveson Inquiry panel have to say at the CIJ 2012 summer school. All keynote speeches will be open to the public.  Book your place now. Fri 6 July at 2pm  The Lessons From Leveson: Do investigative journalists need to behave differently? - £5  David Leigh (Investigations Executive Editor, The Guardian), Charlotte...
Friday 6 July 2012 - Sunday 8 July 2012 City University Full details
Covering Corruption Workshop
The International Press Institute, in cooperation with the US-based Investigative News Network, is to host a one-day seminar for investigative reporters covering corruption on 23 June in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The workshop will focus on examples of successful journalism projects on corruption with an emphasis on how to collaborate internationally on investigations into political and corporate...
Saturday 23 June 2012 Hyatt Regency Trinidad Full details
In a League of its Own: is Sport Above Human Rights?
A discussion followed by a screening of England vs Ukraine. To celebrate the launch of the latest issue of Index on Censorship, 'Sport on Trial', footballer Clarke Carlisle, award-winning sports journalist Mihir Bose and Olympics historian Martin Polley will discuss sport and ethics with editor Jo Glanville. Topics for discussion include: can sport be a force for good? Who owns the...
Tuesday 19 June 2012 Free Word Centre, EC1R 3GA Full details
WikiLeaks Press Conference
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange launched the website's new project, the publication of files it claims shows a global industry that gives dictatorships tools to spy on their citizens. Spy Files project was carried out in collaboration with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Watch on City University’s website: WikiLeaks Press Conference and find out more on the WikiLeak...
Thursday 1 December 2011 City University London Full details
How to Look for a Dictator's Loot
This event will look at how dictators and corrupt politicians use the global financial system to loot government coffers, accept bribes and spend the proceeds of corruption on a life of luxury. Robert Palmer and Anthea Lawson will work through a number of Global Witness case studies – including the recent revelation of which banks held Libyan state funds – explaining the role of the...
Thursday 20 October 2011 CIJ/LSE/Polis seminars in Investigative Journalism and Law‚ LSE, CLM 302, Clement House, Aldwych Full details
Treasure Islands with Nicholas Shaxson
In a rare public appearance in the UK, Nicholas Shaxson, a British writer, investigator and author of the acclaimed bestseller Treasure Islands, lifts the lid on where the globalisation project really went wrong. In this free talk he will take a look into the murky world of tax havens, the modern day treasure islands. This talk was recorded watch: Treasure Islands with Nicholas Shaxson.
Wednesday 25 May 2011 Room A130, City University London Full details
Social Networking Sites as an Investigative Tool
Investigative Researcher, Neil Smith will show you to find and access the information held on a variety of social networking sites. Using only open, legal and free methods, from Friends Reunited (remember that one) to Facebook and Twitter, you will learn how to use social networking sites as an investigative tool.
Wednesday 11 May 2011 Room AG21, City University London Full details
Private Investigators Winning over Witnesses
Learn what you need to know from reluctant/hostile witnesses or while dealing with unpopular clients/causes with Jack Palladino and Sandra Sutherland. This talk was recorded watch: Private Investigators Winning Over Witnesses with Jack Palladino and Sandra Sutherland.
Tuesday 12 April 2011 AG21, City University London Full details