Centre for Investigative Journalism

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"The centre for investigative journalism (cij) came into being in 2003 to address a deepening crisis in investigative reporting. " [1]


"The cij was founded in 2003 with grants from the Lorana Sullivan Foundation and in 2007 acquired registered charity status (no.1118602).

"The cij has been supported by a number of foundations including the Open Society Institute, The David and Elaine Potter Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Park Foundation, City University London and several smaller private trusts." [2]


Accessed January 2011: [3]

Advisory Board

Accessed January 2011: [4]

  • Lowell Bergman - PBS Frontline, New York Times, Pulitzer Prize 2004.
  • Raj Bairoliya - Forensic account with FTI Consulting.
  • Duncan Campbell - Freelance investigative journalist and television producer.
  • Jenny Chryss - Producer BBC Radio 4.
  • Ray Fitzwalter - Author and programme maker; executive producer World in Action, and head of current affiars Granada television 1987-93. Author of The Dream that Died – The Rise and Fall of ITV.
  • Michael Gillard - Writes for The Mail on Sunday, the Guardian, Observer, Financial Times, The Sunday Times, television and radio.
  • Stephen Grey - Writer and broadcaster. Author of Ghost Plane.
  • Luc Hermann - Luc is co-director and executive producer of Premières Lignes, a French independent television news agency that produes investigative documentaries.
  • Isabel Hilton - Isabel Hilton fomer editor-in-chief of the openDemocracy.net website and is now the editor of chinadialogue, and writes regularly for the Guardian.
  • Peter Hounam - Former Sunday Times Insight Team.
  • Mark Hunter - Writer, filmmaker and professor at the Institut Français de Presse of the Université de Paris.
  • Andrew Jennings - Investigated organised crime before focussing on corruption at the International Olympic Committee and FIFA. Also writes books, makes films and contributes to publications.
  • Jeff Katz - Chief executive of Bishop International, corporate investigators.
  • Phillip Knightley - Writer and journalist, author of The First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist and Myth Maker.
  • Paul Lashmar - Paul Lashmar is a journalist and university lecturer who has covered many of the major stories of the last 30 years. He is also an author and TV producer.
  • Melanie McFadyean - Freelance writer and lecturer, City University.
  • David Miller - Professor of Sociology, Strathclyde University, Glasgow and writer on propaganda, spin and lobbying. Co-founder of Spinwatch.
  • George Brock - Head of Journalism and Publishing, City University.
  • John Pilger - Journalist, author and documentary filmmaker.
  • Michael Ryan - Director of World in Action, What the Papers Say.
  • Martin Tomkinson - Financial journalist and corporate investigator for all UK national newspapers.
  • Rosie Waterhouse - Freelance journalist for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, BBC Newsnight, lecturer City University.
  • Martin Welz - Editor and publisher Noseweek, South Africa.

cij patron

  • Harold Evans - Author; The American Century, We the People and The BBC Reports: On America, its Allies and Enemies, and the Counterattack on Terrorism. Former editor Sunday Times 1967-81. President Random House 1990-97.


URL: http://www.tcij.org

Resources and articles

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  1. About, Centre for Investigative Journalism, accessed January 15, 2011.
  2. Sponsors, Centre for Investigative Journalism, accessed January 15, 2011.
  3. Board, Centre for Investigative Journalism, accessed January 15, 2011.
  4. Board, Centre for Investigative Journalism, accessed January 15, 2011.