From notebook to story: planning and implementing your writing approach

Join us Tuesday, June 14, 2022 for our next professional learning session where we will show you how to turn your reporting work into a compelling investigative news piece. We’ll provide tips on how to make your next story deadline slightly less daunting and significantly more manageable.

The Basics of Investigative Journalism​

Learn the basics of investigative journalism from Mark Lee Hunter, author of the handbook “Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists” (Unesco, 2009). Mark will lead a one-hour training session, focused on the basics of conceiving, structuring, research, and composing an investigation.

Fact Checking: The Basics

This hour-long training session led by award-winning South African-based journalist Raymond Joseph will introduce you to the basics of fact-checking. You’ll be introduced to a handful of easy-to-use, free tools that will help you sort fact from fiction.

The Power of Science Based Investigative Collaborations

When you ground that collaborative investigation in original physical or data science, you can deliver truly new information for your audience while also pushing forward the research on important issues. That’s what Orb Media does and its founder, award winning journalist Molly Bingham, will share the unique newsroom considerations of running science based investigative collaborations during our next CCIJ training event on December 8, 2021.

Taming Messy and Dirty Data: Tips to Cleaning and Structuring Data

If you are struggling with messy data and don’t know how to make sense of them, join us for our next training session on November 11 where we will provide tools, tips and tricks to transform your data into a clean, structured, and useful spreadsheet to accomplish your journalism goals!

Gráficos interactivos para periodistas de datos

Acompáñanos el viernes 17 de septiembre en la primera sesión de capacitación de CCIJ en español. Compartiremos herramientas y trucos para crear gráficos útiles para revelar noticias con datos.

How to write a winning journalism proposal

Join us Thursday, August 5, 2021 for our CCIJ session where we will talk you through how to write a winning journalism proposal. We’ll cover the do’s and don’ts of grant writing, offer you insider tips and tricks to impress your reviewers and give you the tools necessary to pull together a detailed application quickly and painlessly.

CCIJ Photography Conversation Series with Danny Wilcox Frazier

Join us on Friday, May 7 from 12-12:30pm EDT, for our first training in our new photography conversation series. We’re excited to have award-winning photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier lead the conversation and speak about his work as a documentary photographer. The conversation will offer tips for both beginner and experienced photographers.

CCIJ Weekly Round-Up: July 10

Your need-to-know news from CCIJ this week.

Network Gains: Promising Signs

Launching a non-profit during a pandemic is particularly tough, but thanks to the motivated people who have taken CCIJ’s mission to heart we’re solidifying our network and pressing forward on journalism that truly matters.