New Fellowship for Reporting on Lack of Energy

Eight journalists from around the world can win a fellowship to report on energy deficit and its causes in their region. Behind the initiative is Discourse Media in Vancouver, Canada, which has launched the Access to Energy Journalism Fellowship (AEJF) — a project aimed at enabling critical, deep reporting on energy poverty globally.
The project aims ... Read More »

Journalists under Pressure can seek Refuge in Leipzig

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) has launched a Journalists-in-Residence-Programme. It provides a sanctuary, a scholarship, health insurance and a workplace for journalists who are threatened in their home country or work under pressure.
Travel and visa-costs are covered by the program, as well as private health care, the accommodation and a monthly ... Read More »

Tajik Handbook of Good Investigations


Journalists in Tajikistan now have a new source of inspiration for investigative journalism. 10 good investigations, supported by SCOOP, are collected in a new book with interviews with the reporters behind the stories and a theoretical chapter with tips and advice.
The initiative for the book is taken by former SCOOP coordinator, journalist Muhaiyo Nozimova, who ... Read More »

Course: Web Scraping for Journalists

[ January 19, 2016 to January 21, 2016. ]

Scraping – getting a computer to capture information from online sources – is one of the most powerful techniques for data-savvy journalists who want to get to the story first, or find exclusives that no one else has spotted. Learn how from Paul Bradshaw, an accomplished online journalist. The course is arranged by Goldsmiths University ... Read More »

Course in London: Finance Uncovered

[ November 16, 2015 to November 20, 2015. ]

The five-day course “Finance Uncovered” equips journalists and researchers from all over the world with skills to undertake tax abuse, money laundering and corruption investigations. The course is arranged by City University in London, UK.


The Logan Symposium 2016

[ March 11, 2016 to March 12, 2016. ]

Journalists and hacktivists come together in Berlin to build an alliance against secrecy, surveillance and censorship. See more

Investigative Film Festival and Symposium

[ September 30, 2015; ] The Investigative Film Festival and Symposium is launching in Washington, DC, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
The festival, first of its kind in the U.S., is highlighting an explosion of creative in the use of film to tell investigative stories. It’ll screen narrative and documentary films inspired by the investigative instinct–both those that began as text, and those ... Read More »

Nearly 1,000 Investigative Reporters to Lillehammer


Nearly a thousand investigative journalists from a record 100 countries will converge on the Olympic city of Lillehammer, Norway, for the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference
( #GIJC15 ) on October 8-11, 2015.
Held once every two years, the GIJC is the world’s largest international gathering of investigative journalists. The event, first held in 2001, has grown ... Read More »

Travel Grants to the GIJC in Lillehammer


If you are an investigative journalist from Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia or other transitioning regions, now is the time to apply for a travel grant to meet your colleagues from around the world at the GIJC in Lillehammer, Norway!
The conference takes place October 8-11 and will feature the world’s leading investigative reporters, top ... Read More »

Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery Spring 2015

[ May 12, 2015 to May 15, 2015. ] The Tax Justice Network and the Centre of Investigative Journalism are pleased to hold the fifth training workshop at City University London. This course is aimed at practicing journalists who are keen to investigate tax avoidance, corruption, money laundering and asset recovery.

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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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