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THE VERIFICATION HANDBOOK (EJC)

European Journalism Centre

“Authored by leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts, the Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.”

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European Journalism Centre

Submitted by: Fergus Bell

DFRLab

“The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) has operationalized the study of disinformation by exposing falsehoods and fake news, documenting human rights abuses, and building digital resilience worldwide.

We continually track global disinformation campaigns, fake news stories, covert military developments, and subversive attempts against democracy while teaching the public skills to identify and expose attempts to pollute the information space.”

FUNDING

Atlantic Council

Submitted by: Fergus Bell

FIRST DRAFT (SHORENSTEIN CENTER)

"First Draft – a project of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government – uses research-based methods to fight mis- and disinformation online. Additionally, it provides practical and ethical guidance in how to find, verify and publish content sourced from the social web."

Founding members of First Draft include Bellingcat, Dig Deeper Media, Emergent, Storyful, Reportedly, Meedan, Verification Junkie, Eyewitness Media Hub and Google News Lab.

FUNDING

Grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Open Society Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

Submitted by: Fergus Bell