How to Mojo: Using Mobile Phones for Reporting

Journalism increasingly involves using mobile phones and attendees got three hours of intense instruction at the MoJo Master Class at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Lillehammer. Ivo Burum, Australian journalist, author and award-winning television producer, taught the workshop in which the participants learned basic camera filming, sound recording, and editing on smartphones.

How To Integrate Mapping into Your Stories

As someone who has spent many years discovering, describing, and sharing GIS data and maps, my skills to actually create maps were in need of some help. So, on Saturday afternoon at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, I attended a two-session, hands-on workshop, “Mapping With Arc.” The session was described in the conference program as an introduction to “analyzing data for stories by using mapping software.”

Universities and Investigative Reporting

Mark Lee Hunter from INSEAD and Wang Shiyu from Beijing Foreign Language Studies University share their insights on investigative journalism education.

Telling the Human Stories From Both Sides of the Drones

After a year of calling the Pentagon and the U.S. Air Force and getting nothing, all that changed when former drone pilot Brandon Bryent agreed to share his story to Tonje Hessen Schei and her documentary team. Her film Drones was shown Wednesday night at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

GIJC15 Attendees Hit 100 Countries!

We’ve passed the 100 country mark! That’s how many nations will be represented when investigative journalists gather in Lillehammer this October for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference. What that means is GIJC15 will be the most diverse international gathering ever of muckrakers from around the world. Check out the map of attendees that SKUP’s Jens Egil Heftoy put together. This is not yet complete — we’re still working to bring people from the rest of the world.

Sponsor a Muckraker: Help Us Send Journalists to Lillehammer

Here’s your chance to support the global spread of investigative journalism. We need your help to sponsor dozens of journalists from developing and transitioning countries to come to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Norway this October 8-11.

#GIJC15 Nears: 61 Data Sessions Confirmed for Global Conference

This year’s global event for muckrakers is approaching! Today we’re pleased to reveal the first glimpse of the program for the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference — #GIJC15 — in Lillehammer, Norway. First in line are the data tracks. We have 61 sessions dedicated to data-driven journalism already confirmed, and there is more to come. You can check out the preliminary program here.