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Verification Handbook

A Guide To Online Search And Research Techniques For Using UGC And Open Source Information In Investigations

Based on the conclusions of the first book, this second edition of the Verification Handbook sheds light on the use of open data and open source information to produce critical journalistic investigations. As new challenges have emerged in the digital sphere, wider opportunities to carry out more comprehensive investigations have arisen as well. The authors of the book take the reader on a walk-through to hone their online investigation tactics, providing them with step-by-step guidance to apply research, fact-checking, and data journalism techniques.

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Learn how to use use open source information and user-generated content in investigations

Based on the conclusions of the first book, this second edition of the Verification Handbook sheds light on the use of open data and open source information to produce critical journalistic investigations. As new challenges have emerged in the digital sphere, wider opportunities to carry out more comprehensive investigations have arisen as well. The authors of the book take the reader on a walk-through to hone their online investigation tactics, providing them with step-by-step guidance to apply research, fact-checking, and data journalism techniques.

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This Handbook offers some fundamental guidance and case studies to help anyone use open source information and user-generated content in investigations. With a special focus on the skills needed to acquire and verify documentation, each chapter focuses on retrieving credible information from openly available sources, while offering tips to help test and verify the information obtained.