Investigative Reporting Summer School in Riga

August 17-20, 2022

Riga, Latvia

Investigative Journalism Summer School is an annual three day event which has become a meeting place for professionals looking to upscale their skills, be inspired and refreshed. Over the course of three days, industry leaders share their trade secrets, the newest tools that make investigations and international cooperation much more effective and powerful.

Topics covered this summer:

  • Investigating war;
  • Fact-checking the propaganda;
  • Digging into data for stories;
  • Cleaning dirty data in Excel;
  • Data coaching one-on-one;
  • Reporting on Organized Crime and Corruption;
  • Protect yourself from surveillance;
  • Find the hidden wealth;
  • The sanctioned oligarchs;
  • Tracking oligarch’s assets in the Baltics;
  • Human Sources;
  • Story Based Inquiry;

Registration Deadline: July 22th, 2022.

Registration fee*: EUR 250

With the generous support of Anne-Marie and Gustaf Ander foundation limited amount of scholarships will be available to the Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga alumni and journalists/media professionals from the Baltic States. Scholarships WILL COVER THE PARTICIPATION FEE. ACCOMODATION AND TRAVEL ARE NOT INCLUDED.

*The fee covers full participation, lunches, coffee breaks and one dinner.

If you have any questions about scholarships or any other queries regarding attendance, please do not hesitate to contact Lāsma Antoneviča on lasma.antonevica@sseriga.edu