Using ChatGPT and Kaggle for data analysis and data visualization

Led by CCIJ Editor Yuxi Wang, this session will show attendees how to do data analysis and visualization using ChatGPT as well as Kaggle, a platform for data science competitions and collaborative projects that provides users with pre-configured Jupyter notebooks and eliminates the need for users to set up their own Python environments.

Using OSINT for Investigation: A Hands-On Workshop – Part 2

During part 2, we will show journalists examples of how satellite imagery and social media research can help to confirm their reporting.

Using OSINT for Investigation: A Hands-On Workshop – Part 1​

During part 1 of this hands-on workshop, attendees will be led through various sections of selected aircraft and ship tracking websites and learn how they can launch a query about flight and voyage history.

Building data sets to tell powerful stories: Monitoring fossil fuel shipments from Russia since 2022 as a case study

Using the cross-border investigation “Fueling War” as an example, this two-part workshop will provide a step-by-step guide to building your own data set and a framework to set up a cross-border team of investigative reporters, data journalists and visual storytellers. Attendees will receive hands-on experience and feedback on their application of these data building techniques and framework.

Ask Me Anything: Investigative Journalism and Web3: Early explorations in the metaverse and virtual worlds

Join us Monday, February 27, 2023 for a 60 minute Ask Me Anything session that will start with a brief introduction of our virtual space then attendees will be able to ask questions about our experience with translating our investigative stories to this innovative virtual space. Through this AMA structure, attendees will gain insights into the current challenges, possibilities, limitations of what some Web3 platforms can present for journalists.

Cross-border Data Journalism for Beginners

Join us Wednesday, October 26, 2022 for a 60 minute session that will provide insight and resources into how data and cross-border investigations can empower independent journalism that is committed to reporting the truth while seeking solutions to vital local, national, and global issues.

Photojournalism Basics

Join us Wednesday, September 21, 2022 for a 60 minute session that will empower you to create more impact and value in your reporting with the resources you have as well as provide a foundation for working in collaboration with visual journalists.

Diving into Deep Water Data: Using Water Wazi and Water Data Repo for Investigative Stories

In this two-hour session, investigative and data journalists, researchers and developers from OpenUp and CCIJ will provide hands-on training on two powerful African-focused water-related portals – Water Wazi and Water Data Repo – to help journalists, researchers, policymakers and educators tell their stories, educate the public, and advocate for water justice in Africa.

How to balance passion projects with paid opportunities

Pursuing self-directed work can feel like an impossible feat for some freelancers. How do you find the time and resources to pursue work on your own when paid opportunities can already feel scarce and unreliable? Award-winning Nigerian photographer Etinosa Yvonne believes not only that it’s possible, but that personal projects are the most important ones.

Tackling the hardest part of investigative reporting

While the investigative reporting process can be intimidating, journalists often find writing to be the hardest part. CCIJ attempted to answer some of those questions in our June training session: “From Notebook to Story: Planning and Implementing your Writing Approach.”