About the Summer School
The CIJ Investigative Summer School is an annual training conference for journalists, students, NGO workers, researchers, academics - everyone interested in advancing their investigative skills. It offers unique hands-on workshops, talks and lectures with some of the world's leading journalists, academics, reporters, filmmakers and data specialists.
The next summer school will take place at the end of June in London. Date and venue - TBC.
2013 Theme: High Risk Investigations
PHOTOS: You can see photos from this year's summer school on the CIJ Facebook page.
MEDIA COVERAGE: The BBC interviewed Seymour Hersh about the Snowden revelations that is available to listen to: BBC World Service Radio’s Weekend programme, Seymour Hersh followed by a discussion with the Spanish writer and journalist based in Madrid Miguel Anxo-Murado and Claire Bolderson, a British author and blogger based in London. The interviewer/presenter is Paul Henley.
They also interviewed Ioan Grillo about his investigation into Mexican drug cartels: BBC World Service Radio's Weekend programme Ioan Grillo, with Ioan is Silio Boccanera, London correspondent for Brazilian news channel, GloboNews. Again, presenter/interviewer is Paul Henley.
BOOK REVIEW: Investigative Photography: Supporting a story with images. By Global Investigative Journalism Network.
The 2013 summer school focused on high risk investigations: taking on greedy corporations, secretive governments, cheats, criminals and predatory celebrities.
It also featured a number of sessions internet security and surveillance - with practical advice for journalists and everyone needing electronic protection.
Another new strand this year was web documentaries and how they can help investigative journalists, especially those working with data, present their projects on the web in an interesting and interactive way. For more information on this strand, read Why Web Documentaries?
The Summer School was held 12-14 July 2013 at City University London
Bookings for 2013 Summer School are now closed. Dates for the 2014 Summer School will be announced later in the year.
Prices (all three days) - 2013
Full price - £450
NUJ - £350
Student** - £150
Full price - £125
NUJ - £100
All keynote speeches are open to the general public. Tickets are £5 to be paid in cash on the door. ***
*There are only a limited number of one day passes available.
** Only full time students qualify for the student discount. All students must present a valid student card.
*** One ticket per keynote speech. The tickets cannot be used to gain access to any other summer school events.
The number of places is limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
A full refund, minus £20 handling fee, is offered to cancellations made by email one calendar month before the start of the summer school.
After that places are not refundable, but are transferable as long as the transfer is like for like or the difference paid.