Who Should Receive an Investigative Prize?

Every second year the “Global Shining Light Award” is given to a work of investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.
The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$1,000, and a trip to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference to accept the award in front of hundreds ... Read More »

ARIJ 7th Annual Conference for Arab Investigative Journalists

[ December 5, 2014 to December 7, 2014. ]

Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2015 in Lillehammer, Norway

[ October 7, 2015 to October 10, 2015. ] The Norwegian Association for Investigative Journalism, SKUP, is hosting the upcoming Global Investigative Journalism Conference in October 2015.
It is the second time, that the GIJC takes place in Lillehammer, Norway. The first – and very succesful – conference in Norway was in 2008. SCOOP will fundraise to support as many participants as possible.

Riga Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2014

[ August 14, 2014 to August 16, 2014. ] The Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga invites you to attend the third Summer School on Investigative Reporting run by professionals with globally recognised reputations.

Get inspiration and learn techniques from the reporter that uncovered the huge scandal of illegal tapping of phone messages by newspapers in Great Britain – Nick Davies.
See what can be ... Read More »

European Data Harvest Conference 2014

[ May 9, 2014 to May 10, 2014. ] See program and registration details


SKUP Annual Conference, Norway

[ April 4, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ]

CIJ Investigative Film Week

[ February 7, 2014 to February 8, 2014. ] CIJ Investigative Film Week at City University, London

See program and registration details



Who Deserves to be Honored?

Who is doing a great job in investigative journalism under difficult circumstances? The Global Shining Light Award honors this work, and the deadline for suggesting candidates is June 15.
The prize will be awarded at the Global Investigative Journalism Comfenrece in Rio in October. Read more

Website Opens for the GIJC in Rio de Janeiro


We look forward to dozens of workshops, panel discussions, presentations and hackathons, when the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference opens in Rio de Janeiro on October 12.
The registration for the conference will open soon, and there will be a number of travel grants available for journalists from developing or transitioning countries. SCOOP may also have ... Read More »

Data Harvest

[ May 9, 2013 to May 11, 2013. ] The dates for next year’s Data Harvest has been announced and it will be held from 9-11 May in at the Erasmushogeschool Brussels. The aim of the Data Harvest is to learn and practice new research methods, find out how to find stories out of unstructured information and get access to hidden data by using ... Read More »


SCOOP is a network and support structure for investigative journalists. SCOOP supports investigative journalism and provides national and international networks for media professionals who are conducting investigations. Since 2003 SCOOP has supported several hundred investigations and facilitated national and international contacts between journalists to investigate across borders and share experiences.
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