Safety, security training for investigative journalists

DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2022 — Investigative journalists and others in watchdog newsrooms can apply for this safety and security training programme.

The programme is co-sponsored by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and the Source Protection Programme (a joint initiative by The Centre for Investigative Journalism and The Freedom of the Press Foundation).

The training for investigative journalists will be delivered online through hands-on practical training sessions with some of the world’s leading journalism safety trainers.

While the training is free and part-time, it is limited to 30 participants.

Priority will be given to applicants who have responsibility for the safety and security of colleagues.

Journalists in North America, South America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East are encouraged to apply.

Topics covered in the training sessions include: The Journalism Security Assessment Tool (JSAT) & Threat Assessment; Introduction to Digital Security; Digital Security in a Hostile Urban Environment; Source Protection; and Operational Security & Counter Surveillance.

The deadline for applications is April 17, 2022.



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