Ideas

As well as teaching practical skills to investigative journalists, the CIJ has a reputation as a laboratory for real innovation, incubating and supporting promising new experiments in investigative journalism. In our talks, events, and symposia too, we’re a nimble inter-disciplinary think-tank, teaching journalists how to think critically and opening out investigative journalism to draw in hackers, artists, thinkers, lawyers, experts and public intellectuals. In the era of ‘fake news’, we’re interested in the theory of investigative journalism as well as its practice  – not for its own sake or for academic purposes but to stimulate creative, courageous thinking about what investigative journalism has become and where we want it to go from here.


New Video: Closed Circuit – Disinformation

The Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Institute of Contemporary Arts: ICA present Closed Circuit, a series of broadcast discussions on the status of information in the age of digital media. Watch the full conversation which took place on 30/10/2019 –> HERE


28 May at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. Amid the closure of some traditional outlets and the fracturing of traditional boundaries between left and right, what is the future of radical journalism? How much can it borrow from the outrage-fuelled world of new media, and how far is it in danger of taking refuge in […]


Closed Circuit: Disinformation

The Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Institute of Contemporary Arts: ICA present Closed Circuit, a series of broadcast discussions on the status of information in the age of digital media.   Bringing together figures from the worlds of journalism, politics, media theory and the arts, the series spans state-sponsored propaganda, ‘fake news’, revised histories, […]


Award winning investigative journalist and author of The Sarawak Report, Clare Rewcastle Brown talks to Martin Tomkinson about her three-year long investigation, which exposed the theft of $8billion from a Malaysian development fund by corrupt officials accused of working for the country’s then prime minister Najib Razak. This was a talk given at the CIJ’s […]