Tools that have to do with Social Media research and verification.
Verification of eyewitness media is a laborious process of collecting clues and answers to specific questions in order to find out if the claim is true or fake. Julia Bayer and Ruben Bouwmeester have created a verification checklist that will help you to make informed decisions.
Content from social media sites are becoming an important part of modern journalism. Of particular importance to real-time breaking news is amateur on the spot incident reports and eyewitness images and videos. With breaking news having tight reporting deadlines, measured in minutes not days, the need to quickly verify suspicious content is paramount  .
Here, we regularly share our findings from the world of social media verification: What tools, services and initiatives are there? Who is doing what? What’s the state of affairs regarding eyewitness media and related issues? Here is our list for this week.
Here we regularly share our findings from the world of social media verification. What tools, services and initiatives are there? Who’s doing what? What’s the state of affairs regarding eyewitness media and related issues? Here is our list for this week.
How to deal with content from Social Networks? What are current challenges and requirements, especially with regards to verification? As part of our interview series we talked to Denis Teyssou of French news agency AFP to find out!
Every week, we provide links from around the web that discuss issues regarding the verification of content from Social Media. This week we are taking a look at the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 and issues regarding the dealing with user-generated content as part of the journalistic reporting process.