Investigative Journalism with Iain Overton
From finding yourself in the midst of a civil war to working undercover in an Indian brothel, join us for this one-day workshop that will introduce you to life as an investigative journalist.
Whether you’ve experience in the field, are looking to start out or simply have a critical mind, this session will give you the tools to help set up an investigation; from filing a Freedom of Information request to being aware of ethical implications.
Importantly, it will also teach you how to have one of the most interesting jobs in the world and how to survive doing it.
10-11.30am: The Crisis of Investigative Journalism
11.45-1.15pm: Tools of the Trade: Forensic, FOI, Data, Sources
2.15-3.45pm: Undercover: Practicalities, Ethics & Experiences
4.00-5.30pm: How to survive as an Investigative Journalist
Attendees will need to bring with them writing materials and/or laptop. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day.
Image courtesy of Iain Overton.