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Centre for Investigative Journalism Summer Conference 2018


Thursday 28 June 2018

9.00-17.00 from 28-30 June.

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Professor Stuart Hall Building Goldsmiths, University of London



The CIJ Summer Conference is UK’s only investigative journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. We offer a mixture of talks, demos and hands-on classes which are designed to equip journalists and anyone interested in investigations with the up-to-date investigative methods and tools.

Are you a journalist, activist, student, academic or simply unsure? Here is why you should attend #CIJSummer 2018.

Apply for a bursary scheme for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background (BAME), who otherwise cannot afford to attend #CIJSummer.


 Matthew Caruana Galizia, son of the assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. He is a journalist and software engineer, formerly of the ICIJ's Data & Research Unit. Now works on the case of his mother's assassination.

Stéphane Horel and Stéphane Foucart - winners of the European Press Prize for their investigation into Monsanto

Miranda Patrucic - award winning journalist at the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

Gavin Millar QC - Matrix Chambers BuzzFeed Investigative Team:

Alex Campbell, Jane Bradley and Tom Warren Aron Pilhofer - James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation at Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University Others - TBC

Topics covered:

- Science journalism
- Data journalism: Excel, SQL, R, Graph Databases, Python and more.
- 'Escape room' data game.
- Data visualisations
- Financial journalism, including offshore
- Access to information laws, including FoIA
- Covert filming
- Story-based inquiry method
And much more!

For more information and to book your ticket go the CiJ website.


Further details and contact information

Marina Calland

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