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BIRN Summer School Day 4: Podcasts and Cross-Border Journalism

On the fourth day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants learned about investigative podcasts and cross-border journalism.

BIRN Summer School Day 3: Digital Security and Mental Health

On the third day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants learned about the importance of digital security and mental health.

BIRN Summer School Day 2: Journalism in Exile

On the second day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants were introduced to visual investigations and had a panel discussion on journalism in exile.

BIRN’s Annual Summer School Kicks Off in Greece

BIRN’s 13th Summer School of Investigative Reporting is bringing together 36 journalists from South-East and Central European countries for a week-long training to develop skills, explore new techniques and cooperate in cross-border stories.

BIRN Summer School Ends with Investigative Pitches

A week-long training programme in Portoroz ended with participants presenting their investigative story proposals to BIRN editors.

BIRN Summer School Day 5: Visual Evidence and Open Source Research

On the fifth day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants were introduced to open source research and the use of visual evidence in investigating reporting.

BIRN Summer School Day 4: The Art of Visual Storytelling

On the fourth day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, the participants were introduced to visual storytelling techniques.

BIRN Summer School Day 3: Follow the Money

On the third day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants were introduced to financial journalism and discussed how to work as a journalist in a conflict zone.

BIRN Summer School Day 2: Online Self-Protection Training

On the second day of BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting, participants were taught how to ensure their own themselves in the digital environment and got tips on how to conduct investigations.

BIRN’s 12th Annual Summer School Starts in Slovenia

For the 12th time, BIRN’s Summer School of Investigative Reporting is bringing together 30 journalists from South-East and Central European countries for a week-long training programme to develop skills, explore new techniques and start cross-border cooperations.

Applications Open for BIRN Summer School 2022 in Slovenia

Portoroz and its stunning coastline will be the setting for the BIRN’s Summer School for Investigative Reporting this August.

BIRN’s Investigative Summer School 2021 Opens in Croatia

For the 11th time, BIRN’s flagship Summer School of Investigative Reporting is bringing together journalists and award-winning trainers for a week-long programme intended to develop skills and explore new techniques.

BIRN Summer School Offers Investigative Reporting Training on Croatia Coast

BIRN’s flagship Summer School of Investigative Reporting returns for the 11th time in August, offering journalists a unique opportunity to learn investigative skills from award-winning trainers and journalists.

BIRN Summer School: Pitching Stories and Interviewing Extremists

Day Four in Herceg Novi sees filmmaker Sundermeyer and programmer Bushcek join the line-up.

BIRN Summer School Day 3: Fact-Checking and Geolocating

BBC Africa Eye investigator Ben Strick and Ivana Jeremic, BIRN editor, joined the line-up of BIRN’s 10th Summer School.