The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Open Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT)

This short course is for those new to open-source intelligence. It will cover a wide range of digital tools and methodologies that can be used for investigations.

Participants will be introduced to many techniques and platforms and provided with guidance on how to use them.

As a practical hands-on training, you will discover tools to help you:

  • research more effectively using search operators
  • investigate using social media
  • make the most of geolocated data
  • run verification checks for images, video footage & websites
  • use public registries and other administrative online data sources



Technical Requirements

Bring your own laptop.

30 June 2022 – OCINT


Tom Sanderson

Tom Sanderson is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He joined the CIJ in 2014 as Training Coordinator and now oversees all aspects of the CIJ’s training provision and leads on the development of funded projects and initiatives.
  • 30 June 2022 09.00–11.10
Location: Room 326 - PSH Building - Goldsmiths, University of London
All levels
Access To Tools
Social Media