Why attend #CIJSummer?

28-30 June 2018
Goldsmiths, University of London

Whether you are a seasoned journalist, a student or an activist, or simply someone who wants to break into investigative journalism  - there's something for you at the #CIJSummer 2018. 

Are you a journalist? 
You might be an expert in one field, but there is so much more to learn and so many great people to meet and collaborate with. All in three productive days!  
“A must for any serious journalist”
We teach state-of-the-art skills: 
  • Company accounts by a forensic accountant who’s been helping journalists for years!
  • Data journalism: beginner, intermediate and advanced
  • Freedom of Information Act requests - explained by people who do it all the time and know the tricks and the pitfalls
  • Verification techniques - a must-have in the era of "fake news"
  • Covert filming - from kit to techniques 
  • Information security: a walk-in clinic. Bring your laptop and make it safe. 
  • See if knowing the basics of code can help with your investigations
We discuss hot journalistic topics:
  • Gaining audiences’ trust
  • The future of investigative journalism
  • New journalistic models
  • Behind-the-scenes at the biggest global investigations
We network and share:
  • Get inspired by other people’s work
  • Learn from their mistakes
  • Meet like mi