This year at the CIJ Summer School, Robert Miller and Martin Tomkinson offered advice for how to get the best visual and audio footage of your interviews. Their top tips have been summarised below…
1. Keep any shot still for ten seconds
Spraying the camera results in confusing pictures. To add to this, only use the zoom image in extreme circumstances as it will pixelate quickly. Continue reading
The investigation everyone was talking about at Dutch-Flemish data journalism event #Dataharvest13 was Offshore Leaks: a collaboration between over 80 journalists in dozens of countries on one of the biggest and ugliest data leaks in the history of journalism. The resulting stories on the use of tax havens have made front pages across the world and led to discussions – if not much action – at the G8.
David Leigh and Mar Cabra were involved in the investigation in the UK and Spain – in the audio below they talk about the issues they faced.
For more on Offshore Leaks follow live coverage of this weekend’s CIJ Summer School on the Help Me Investigate blog and contributor Abbey Hartley’s Twitter account @abbey_hartley.
Video of David Leigh talking afterwards is also embedded below: