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In exciting news, our Director James Harkin has been awarded a prestigious Shorenstein Fellowship at the Kennedy School, Harvard University for a project on “fake news” and investigative journalism. James will be on sabbatical until December. In his absence, Project Manager Tom Sanderson will step up to become interim Director of the CIJ. The third international […]


The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), in association with the Google News Initiative, are delighted to announce the launch of Access to Tools, a new project that will bring skills and techniques available through the Google News Initiative’s suite of applications and other digital tools to local newsrooms, independent media, academics and ordinary citizens around the UK. The CIJ […]


Reporting as craft Pulitzer-prize winner Lawrence Wright’s career as a staff writer for The New Yorker has taken him from in-depth, narrative reporting of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State to developments within America’s neglected heartlands. To coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Centre of Investigative Journalism, he came to the CIJ to give a […]


Disaster Capitalism is a compelling documentary that goes inside Afghanistan, Haiti and Papua New Guinea to reveal the dark side of moneymakers and aid exploiters unafraid to make a killing from the misfortune of others.


As promised, this December we’ve been publishing #CIJCartoons created especially for us by Andrew Garthwaite. We’ve been poking fun at everything: news media, training and ourselves of course! Here are all of them in one handy webpage.   View image on Twitter CIJ ✔@cijournalism Need a last minute #Christmas gift for a journo friend? Look […]