August 19 - 22, 2020

About the Summer School on Investigative Reporting

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

We all know that they are out there – the bad guys. At the Summer School 2020 you will learn the skills needed to identify them, find them, prove their scams, interview them and relate it all to your audiences on TV or on page. And also – to keep you and your sources safe.

Some examples: Produce a 50 min television story; Clean up massive amounts of dirty data; Boost your Internet research skills; Detect organized crime and corruption; Get uncooperative people to speak out; Write long stories and books; The mindset and tools to keep you safe; Infographics and data visualisation.

Early Bird tickets on sale!


Tickets on sale until April 30th, 2020

Apply for Early bird price: 250 eur


The keynote speaker is Nina Jankowicz – the Disinformation Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. She will take a look at how Central and Eastern European governments have responded to Russian information warfare tactics. What can we learn, and what is at stake? The future of civil discourse and democracy, and the value of truth itself.


When & Where


The Summer School will take place from
August 20 – 22, 2020.

The pre-seminar will take place the day before August 19, 2020.

The registration deadline is June 20, 2020.

The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
Strelnieku 4a, Riga, Latvia
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