- Foreign reporting in the wrong direction
Robert Fisk shared his views on and experiences from 30 years of reporting the Middle East.
See the highligts from GIJC-2008 on web-TV
See the highligts from Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2008 on web-TV.
Check out the handout library
Check out the library of presentations and handouts from GIJC-2008 for a series of tips and hints how you can improve your investigative journalism skills.
Banned on the news
Igor Kudrik and Aleksander Nikitin are doing their very best to uncover Russia’s dirty secrets.
- Don’t become a whistleblower
Lowell Bergman and Siemens whistleblower Per-Yngve Monsen presented their experiences.
It takes long to investigate Gazprom
12 journalists from all over Europe were to use 6 months to investigate the Russian gas company Gazprom.
Fraud, lies and documents
The journalist Hans-Martin Tillack went to Brussels to do what he thought was his job. He ended up in jail, and in trouble with the European Commission.
Undercover for 18 months
The Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas uncovered two trafficking networks, and rescued 17 victims of trafficking.
Post 9/11 journalism discussion kick-started the conference
The GIJC-2008 officially opened.
How to avoid being spied at by private security companies
A Swiss expert told his story.
The full program schedule
Here is the full schedule for GIJC-2008!.
Documentary about Palestinian activist
Watch USA v. Al-Arian, a movie about the Palestinian activist Sami Al-Arian, who is imprisoned on terrorism charges, at the conference.
A true global conference - 86 countries so far
Journalists from at least 86 countries are already confirmed as participants on the Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2008. This is a solid new record in nations at the GIJC-events!
Read the conference paper online
In pdf-version here.
Five top candidates for Global Shining Light Award
The five finalists for the second Global Shining Light Award are from Ghana, Sri Lanka, Armenia, South Africa and Nigeria. The winner will be announced at the GIJC-2008 prize banquet on Saturday September 13th.
These are the speakers at GIJC-2008
Who are the speakers at GIJC-2008? What have they done before? Read our speaker bios!
Deadline: September 5th
Friday September 5th is final deadline for registration to the Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2008 in Lillehammer, Norway, September 11th to 14th.
Wide selection of workshops in computer-assisted reporting
A team of top experts are ready to give you class teaching and demonstrations of the latest techniques in computer-assisted reporting and Internet research. Want to learn Excel or Access? Or to map your news via Google Maps or how to make surveys via e-mail and web?
The Global Shining Light Award
Have you been doing an investigative story in a developing or emerging country, under dire circumstances? We are now seeking nominees for the second Global Shining Light Award. Send in your project description by June 15th.
Our sponsors and global network
Making the fifth Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2008 a true global event is not done alone. Here are our many sponsors and close cooperators.
Grants for investigative reporters
Investigative journalists from Russia (and the former U.S.S.R), Eastern Europe, The Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America are now welcome to apply for grants that will cover their travel and stay at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2008 at Lillehammer, Norway.
GIJC-2008 will be packed with over 100 inspiring and learning seminars and panels, where we aim to focus on journalistic work methods. We are also fascilitating networking between jounalists who work on the same topics.
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How to travel to Lillehammer
Travelling to Lillehammer in Norway is easy. Lillehammer is located right off the E-6 highway which is the major travel artery from southern to northern Norway. Lillehammer is only 2.5 hours from Oslo by car.