Journalists make use of Social Media ever more to find breaking news or to find background information to news. And journalists like to make use of images, because we all know that images say more than a thousand words. But what if those images found in Social Networks are manipulated? Nowadays applications like Photoshop allow us to easily manipulate images, be it for propaganda reasons or just for fun.
On 31 March 2015, REVEAL participated at the News Impact Summit in Hamburg, Germany. REVEAL was an official partner, presented a project overview and conducted a workshop at this high level verification event.
How do journalists deal with content they find in Social Networks? What are current challenges and requirements? Which solutions are already deployed? We talked to Casper Vestereng of Danish public service broadcaster DR to find out!