Story-Based Inquiry Method
This four-part online course, which takes place over four days, gives you the basics for starting, deepening, organising and writing an investigative report.
7-11 July. Daily from 17:00 till 19:00 BST (UTC +1h)
Price: £45 for the entire course, including two handbooks and a PDF workbook.
Group size: max 30 people.
Class duration: 2hrs x 4 days
Level of participation: high, with regular Q&A sections.
The course sets out the Story-Based Inquiry (SBI) method, which has been successfully used by thousands of journalists, academics and NGO researchers since its publication by UNESCO in 2009. The method can be used for feature writing or documentary filmmaking as well as reportage. Its language and approach have been integrated into leading journalism organisations and NGOs worldwide.
This is one of our most popular courses at #CIJSummer Conference.
“Most useful. Very concrete and practical and I feel that most definitely the knowledge obtained [during the classes] will be used.”
“A complete walkthrough on investigative story writing, further reading tips and lots of invaluable info.”
The course fee includes not only the lectures, but also a PDF workbook of presentations with space for notes, and two Logan/CIJ handbooks that dive deep into the techniques covered in the lectures.
NB The workbook will be distributed in advance of lectures, please print it out, you will need it during the course.
We also recommend you read the Logan/CIJ Handbooks provided ahead of the course.
This course will be hosted on Zoom.
Our Zoom account’s default settings have been modified to maximise information security and ensure all training participants’ data protection and privacy. See details of our Zoom infosec settings HERE
- 7 July 2020 17.00–19.00
- 8 July 2020 17.00–19.00
- 9 July 2020 17.00–19.00
- 10 July 2020 17.00–19.00