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Summer Conference

6–11 July 2020

Mon 6 Jul
Tue 7 Jul
Wed 8 Jul
Thu 9 Jul
Fri 10 Jul
Sat 11 Jul
Monday 6 July
  • 6 July 2020 14.00–15.15
Summer Conference Event
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Covid-19: a Data Story. UK and Sweden.

Leading data journalists Pamela Duncan of The Guardian (UK) and Helena Bengtsson of STV (Sweden) explain how data analysis plays a crucial part in the coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic. From death rates to what is a reliable Covid-19 data source, they share the best practices of data-driven stories at the times when data drives […]
  • 6 July 2020 16.00–17.15
Summer Conference Event
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SPAC Nation Expose: An Exploited Congregation.

A hugely successful church, lauded by politicians for its work on knife crime, was used as cover by some pastors within its ranks for financial fraud leaving many vulnerable followers in serious debt. Nadine White and Emma Youle pursued this story in what was Nadine's first major investigation with HuffPost UK while completing the CIJ's Investigative Journalism Masterclass series last year.
  • 6 July 2020 18.00–19.15
Summer Conference Event
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Can Dündar: arrest, escape and exile.

Can Dündar is a distinguished Turkish journalist with over 40 years of experience writing, editing and making investigative documentaries. After his newspaper published footage in 2015 of Turkish security services channelling arms to Islamist fighters in Syria, he was arrested and spent 92 days in prison on charges of 'terrorism'.
Tuesday 7 July
11.30–13.30
Summer Conference Event
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Finding stories with data – Excel

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
17.00–19.00
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

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.
19.10–21.10
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Google sheets

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
Wednesday 8 July
11.30–13.30
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Excel

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
  • 8 July 2020 14.00–16.20
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Open-Source Intelligence

This course will be broken down into two sessions, which take place on the same day. Taught by Paul Myers, one of Europe’s leading open source intelligence specialists and a pioneer of open source research.
17.00–19.00
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

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.
19.10–21.10
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Google sheets

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
Thursday 9 July
10.00–11.20
Summer Conference Event
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Using Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

This two-part practical online course will guide you through the basics of the freedom of information legislation and equip you with the skills necessary to make successful information requests and appeals.
11.30–13.30
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Excel

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
17.00–19.00
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

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.
19.10–21.10
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Google sheets

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
Friday 10 July
10.00–11.20
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Using Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

This two-part practical online course will guide you through the basics of the freedom of information legislation and equip you with the skills necessary to make successful information requests and appeals.
11.30–13.30
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Excel

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
17.00–19.00
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

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.
19.10–21.10
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Finding stories with data – Google sheets

You’ve heard people talking about data journalism, but don’t know where to start? Then this course is for you.
Saturday 11 July
  • 11 July 2020 14.00–16.00
Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Keynote Lecture

Keynote lecture. More details soon.
  • 11 July 2020 16.00–17.15
Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Katherine Eban: Covid-19, pharmaceuticals and public health

Katherine Eban, an award-winning New York-based investigative journalist, reports on public health and pharmaceuticals for Vanity Fair and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Bottle of Lies: the Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom.
  • 11 July 2020 18.00–19.20
Summer Conference Event
 — Talk

Talk – TBC

TBC