BIRN Summer School 2011 in Opatija

The second BIRN Summer School will be held in the beautiful Croatian coastal town of Opatija from August 21st to 27th 2011.

Just like last year, BIRN has brought together leading investigative journalists from Europe and the U.S. to lecture at the second Summer School.

The school’s leading trainer is Sheila Coronel, Director and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University’s Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.

Other Summer School teachers this year include Nick Davis of UK-based newspaper The Guardian, Randall Joyce, an Emmy Award-winning producer with CBS News, Gavin Rees, director of Dart Centre Europe, Paul Bradshaw, On Line Journalism blogger and co-founder of Help Me Investigate, Helena Bengtsson, editor at Swedish national broadcasting company Sveriges Television, Jim Mintz professor at Columbia University, and others.

This year’s Summer School will be held at the International Centre for the Education of Journalists, ICEJ, in Opatija, Croatia.

Thanks to BIRN’s donors – the Open Society Institute, London, and the OSCE Mission in Serbia – we are providing full scholarships for 20 Balkan-based journalists.

We will also have regular participants from the rest of Europe.
Scholarship students can apply for Summer School until July 25th, while regular students can apply until August 9th.