cij summer school 15-17 July 2011

 

 

timetable

Below is the timetable for summer school 2011, for a more detailed decription of classes, click on the title.

Our keynote speakers for this year are: Kristinn Hrafnsson, Annie Machon, and Kathryn Bolkovac. Please note that Julian Assange is unable to attend this year. You can read a message from Julian on the main tcij.org website.

To read more about our speakers please click their name or visit the speakers page.

To reserve a place on the course please fill in the summer school booking form.

To view prices and ways of paying for your place, please check the about page.

The school is open to all.

more information
Tel: 020 7040 8220
Email: minal@tcij.org

Please note: This timetable is subject to change. (Rec) Indicates that the session will be recorded.

Friday 15 July
   
8.15 - 9.00 Foyer Registrations, tea and coffee
           
9.00 - 9.30 Auditorium Gavin MacFadyen, Director of the CIJ
     
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
09.45 - 10.55 Understanding Company Accounts: How to Get the Most of Companies House

Martin Tomkinson

Libel and Privacy Issues: Legal Update

Andrew Bousfield and Justin Walford

CAR in the UK: an Introduction (B)

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

Media Legislation and Digital Freedoms
(Rec)
Smári McCarthy

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur
           
11.10-12.20

Understanding Company Accounts: How UK Companies Avoid Tax

Richard Brooks and Richard Murphy

Investigative Journalism and Digital Technology - impacts, innovations and inspirations
(Rec)
Iain Overton and Gavin MacFadyen

Internet 101 (B)David Donald Excel 1: Data Analysis for Stories (B) Hands-on

James Ball
and Luuk Sengers

 

Access 2: Digging for the Story (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur
           
12.20 - 13.35
Lunch
           
13.35 - 14.45
Kristinn Hrafnsson- WikiLeaks - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
15.00 - 16.10 Understanding Company Accounts: Profits and Losses

Raj Bairoliya
Whistleblowing and the EU
(Rec)

Hans Martin Tillack
CAR in the Newsroom: Jumpstarting a CAR Programme (A) (Rec)

Cynthia O'Murchu
Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B) Hands-on

James Ball and Luuk Sengers
Access 3: Joining Databases for Deeper Analysis (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and Jennifer LaFleur
           
16.25 - 17.35 Understanding Company Accounts: Assets and Liabilities

Raj Bairoliya

What to do When There is no Data - Sampling and Building Databases (A)

Jennifer LaFleur

Mapping and Visualisation for Story Gathering: Using Tableau
(Rec)
James Ball
Excel 3: Summarising Data for the Big Picture (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary
Social Network Analysis (A) Hands-on

David Donald
           
18.00 - 19.00
           
Saturday 16 July
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
   
09.00 - 10.10 Understanding Company Accounts: The Small Print and Q&A

Raj Bairoliya

The Ikea Investigation - Tax Planning Through a World Wide Web of Companies

Stellan Björk

Dreaming Data; Ideas for Investigations (B)

Elena Egawhary and David Donald
Introduction to Statistics (A)

Jennifer LaFleur
Excel 1: Data Analysis for Stories (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu
and David Donald
           
10.25 - 11.35

Offshore Jurisdictions: Seek and Hide

Martin Woods and Jeff Katz

Whistleblowing and the Law (1)
(Rec)
Gavin Millar QC and Dr Andrew Scott

Story-based investigation 1: Using hypotheses and chronologies to frame and advance your project.

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers

Scraping Data with ScraperWiki (Rec)

Anna Powell Smith
and Nicola Hughes

Excel 2: Finding Patterns in the Data (B) Hands-on

Elena Egawhary and David Donald

           
11.50 - 13.00 Using the Freedom of Information Act

Rob Evans
Whistleblowing and the Law: a Hypothetical Case (2)

Gill Phillips, Gavin Millar QC and Dr Andrew Scott
Story-based investigation 2: Creative Techniques. (Scenarisation and sourcemapping

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers
Querying and Analysing Scraped Data in ScraperWiki

Anna Powell Smith and Nicola Hughes
Excel 3: Summarising Data for the Big Picture (B) Hands-on

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary
           
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch
           

14.00 - 15.10

Annie Machon - The Secret State and its Control of the Media - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
15.25 - 16.35

Public Spending: NHS Case Study

Sally Gainsbury

Using Twitter in Investigations
(Rec)

Paul Lewis

HBOS and the Lessons Learned(Rec)

Paul Moore

Story-based investigation 3: practical tools. Using a research database and other record keeping software.

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers

Excel 4: Statistics for Journalists (A)Hands-on

David Donald

           
16.50 - 18.00 Offshore Financial Centres (Via Skype)

David Marchant

Role of NGOs in Investigative Journalism
(Rec)
Panel: Gavin Hayman, Benedict Southworth, Faith Doherty and Paul Lashmar (chair)

Story-based investigation 4: Crafting the story - a continuous process.

Mark Hunter and Luuk Sengers
Practical Information Security: Part 1

Wojtek Bogusz
Document Cloud (A) Hands-on
(Rec)

Aron Pilhofer
           
18.00 - 20.00
Drinks and Networking
           
Sunday 17 July
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
10.00 - 11.10

Town Hall Finance: Investigating Local Authorities. Richard Orange

Richard Orange

Interactive Data: Lessons From the New York Times (A)

Aron Pilhofer
Web Tools for Data Visualisation (A)

Jennifer LaFleur
Importing data (B) Hands-on

Elena Egawhary
Practical Communication Security and Privacy: Part 2

Wojtek Bogusz
           
11.25 - 12.35 Exposing Spin

Melissa Jones
Medical Whistleblowers
Panel: Margaret Haywood, Eileen Chubb and Terry Bryan

Newsgathering online

Graham Holliday

Access 1: Understanding Databases (B) Hands-on

Aron Pilhofer and James Ball

Mapping for Stories 1 (A) Hands-on

Jennifer LaFleur
           
12.50 - 14.00

Student Journalists and the Data Protection Regime
(Rec)
Richard Orange

Tunneling Under FIFA's Barbed Wire

Andrew Jennings

 

Access 2: Digging for the Story (B) Hands-on

Luuk Sengers and James Ball

Mapping for Stories 2 (A) Hands-on

Jennifer LaFleur

           
14.00 - 15.00
Lunch
           

15.00 - 16.10

Kathryn Bolkovac - Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors and One Woman's Fight For Justice - Auditorium
           
  Talk 1 - Room LG002 Talk 2 - Room LG003 CAR 1 - Room 2003 CAR 2 - Room 1001 CAR 3 - Room 2001
           
16.25 - 17.35 How to do Covert Filming

Roddy Mansfield and Allan Harraden
How to look for dictator’s loot.
(Rec)
Robert Palmer

Web Detective

Paul Myers

Access 3: Joining Databases for Deeper Analysis (B) Hands-on

David Donald and Luuk Sengers
CAR Q&A (B-A) Hands-on

Jennifer LaFleur
and James Ball
           

17.45 - 18.00

Thank you and goodbye

 

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