6 top tips for filming interviews from Robert Miller and Martin Tomkinson

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 […]

AUDIO: Accessing European information – #Dataharvest13

European data journalism event #Dataharvest13 kicked off this year with a panel on European information laws. Host Brigitte Alfter kicked off the introductions: listen to ‘Brigitte Alfter introduces #dataharvest13 ’ on Audioboo And the Corporate Europe Observatory talked about their experiences of using information laws to look at lobbying interests: listen to ‘@corporateeurope on lobbying […]

AUDIO: Offshore Leaks at #Dataharvest13

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 […]

An explanation of the forthcoming NHS ‘market’, and other presentations from SHOES10

The presentations made at the ‘Press for Health’ SHOES conference in Sandwell last week are now online. Accompanying audio for the Dragon’s Den story pitches and the talks by Tom Watson, Wendy Savage and Dr Lucy Reynolds are available on Audioboo … Continue reading