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9 November 2019

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Saturday 9 November
  • 9 November 2019 08.45–09.15
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Registration

  • 9 November 2019 09.15–09.30
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Welcome address

Welcome and Introduction to the project and the work of the CIJ with James Harkin, Director of the CIJ
  • 9 November 2019 09.30–10.50
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 — Talk

Keynote: Investigative Journalism In A Digital Age

Special correspondent Emma Youle and executive editor Jess Brammar discuss how investigative journalism plays a key role in HuffPost UK’s newsroom and the challenges and opportunities of pursuing investigative stories in the age of 24/7 rolling news and multi-platforms.
  • 9 November 2019 10.50–11.10
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Coffee break

Break, tea and coffee will be served in the Lindisfarne Room
  • 9 November 2019 11.10–13.10
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Strand Two: How to make the most out of Companies House

Any UK-based investigative journalist or aspiring journalist should have a working knowledge of Companies House. Companies House is the central registry for all UK registered limited or PLC companies and contains a wealth of useful information for those who know how to use the site.
  • 9 November 2019 11.10–13.10
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Strand One: Digital Tools for Journalism

These days all journalists are digital journalists to some extent. However, there may be tools, techniques, and online platforms that will help make your research and fact-checking quicker, simpler and more effective, leaving you more time to get out of the office and speak to people, or to write up your findings into a compelling narrative.
  • 9 November 2019 13.10–14.10
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Lunch break

Lunch break
  • 9 November 2019 14.10–16.10
Regional Conference Event
 — Workshop

Strand Two: Digital Tools for Journalism

These days all journalists are digital journalists to some extent. However, there may be tools, techniques, and online platforms that will help make your research and fact-checking quicker, simpler and more effective, leaving you more time to get out of the office and speak to people, or to write up your findings into a compelling narrative.
  • 9 November 2019 14.10–16.10
Regional Conference Event
 — Workshop

Strand One: Reading Accounts

Are you afraid of looking into numbers? Do you always phone an accountant friend to help you make sense of a balance sheet? Do company accounts seem like a completely different language to you? Using an actual set of accounts, this workshop will show you where to find the stories hiding in the numbers.
  • 9 November 2019 16.30–17.30
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 — Talk

Keynote: We’ll All Be Murdered In Our Beds!

Duncan Campbell, in conversation with Zubeida Malik talk about why crime reporting is so vital and how it has changed - both for the better and the worse - in the last fifty years. The following excerpt from the introduction to his latest book: We’ll All Be Murdered In Our Beds!