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Verification Handbook 3
For Disinformation And Media Manipulation
The latest edition of the Verification Handbook arrives at a critical moment. Today’s information environment is more chaotic and easier to manipulate than ever before. This book equips journalists with the knowledge to investigate social media accounts, bots, private messaging apps, information operations, deep fakes, as well as other forms of disinformation and media manipulation.
The Data Journalism Handbook 2
Towards a Critical Data Practice
What is data journalism? What is it for? What might it do? What opportunities and limitations does it present? Who and what is involved in making and making sense of it?
The new edition of the Data Journalism Handbook explores new and innovative ways in which data is analysed, created and used in the context of journalism. And beyond that: it also reflects on the social, cultural, political and economic circumstances in which data journalism is embedded.
The Data Journalism Handbook 1
How Journalists Can Use Data to Improve the News
When you combine the sheer scale and range of digital information now available with a journalist’s "nose for news" and her ability to tell a compelling story, a new world of possibility opens up. Explore the potential, limits, and applied uses of this new and fascinating field.
This valuable handbook has attracted scores of contributors since the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation launched the project at MozFest 2011. Through a collection of tips and techniques from leading journalists, professors, software developers, and data analysts, you’ll learn how data can be either the source of data journalism or a tool with which the story is told—or both.
Verification Handbook 2
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.v
Verification Handbook 1
A Definitive Guide To Verifying Digital Content For Emergency Coverage
The first edition of the Verification Handbook has become a definitive reference for professionals worldwide. This book laid the foundations for the process of digital content verification and opened a necessary debate about the steps to follow for ensuring the accuracy of reporting within emergency situations. Used by educators and journalists of any level, this pioneering book is an essential read for learning about the best-practices for verifying user-generated content and developing appropriate verification processes.
In our latest Conversations with Data episode, we caught up with Sinduja Rangarajan, Bloomberg's investigative data reporter. She spoke to us about using data to find systemic inequalities on the immigration beat.
In this latest newsletter and podcast, data journalist Eva Constantaras and data scientist Htet Aung talk to us about examining the health and immigration policies of Europe's undocumented people.
In this latest newsletter, data journalist and social entrepreneur Natalia Mazotte talks to us about the media landscape in Brazil, along with her chapter in the second data journalism handbook and its release in Portuguese.
Our latest newsletter features an interview with ICIJ's Pierre Romera. He takes us behind the scenes of the Pandora Papers by explaining the tools and processes used to orchestrate the world's largest data investigation of its kind.