The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Data Journalism Hands-On

We will be teaching a range of data journalism skills at the #CIJSummer Conference 2023.

The skills include:

– Spreadsheets
– R programming language
– Web Basics
– Web Archives
– Scraping
– Visual data
– Oil tracking data

And much more!
More details and timings – TBC.

Technical Requirements

Some courses will require laptops. More details – TBC.

Carmen Aguilar García

Carmen Aguilar García is an award-winning journalist, currently part of The Guardian Data Project team. Before joining The Guardian, she was the first data journalist at Sky News, working on a wide range of topics to find data stories and tell them across all its platforms and covering the Covid pandemic.

Helena Bengtsson

Helena Bengtsson is Data Journalism Editor at Gota Media, a regional publishing company in the south of Sweden with 13 local titles. She previously worked as Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster for 27 years and she also served as Editor, Data Projects of the Guardian UK, between 2014-2017.

Jonathan Stoneman

Jonathan Stoneman is a freelance trainer. He previously worked for BBC World Service for many years, as a reporter, producer, later as editor and finally as Head of World Service Training at Bush House.

Karrie Kehoe

Karrie Kehoe is a data journalist and researcher on the Data and Research team at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Karrie has worked on award winning global investigations like the FinCEN Files, Pandora Papers, Uber Files, Implant Files and more recently Deforestation Inc.

Louis Goddard

Louis Goddard is co-founder of Data Desk, an investigative consultancy focussed on climate and the commodities industry. He previously worked for The Times and Global Witness, where he produced data-driven investigations, including as part of a high-impact campaign against Russian fossil fuel exports.

Luuk Sengers

Luuk Sengers is an experienced teacher and investigative journalist. He lectures at universities and in newsrooms and writes data-driven stories for the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. He is also co-developer of Story-Based Inquiry.

Max Harlow

Max Harlow is a newsroom developer at the Financial Times in London. He has previously worked on investigations at the Guardian and at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He co-runs Journocoders, a group for journalists who want to develop technical skills for use in their reporting.

Sam Leon

Sam Leon is co-founder of Data Desk, an investigative consultancy focussed on climate and the commodities industry. He previously worked at Global Witness where he ran their digital investigations unit.
  • 28 June 2023
  • 29 June 2023
All levels