What does it take to be an effective online investigator? In today's digital world, verifying open source information plays a huge role, writes Bellingcat's Eliot Higgins.
An overview of tips, tools and resources for journalists reporting on mass shootings and similar attacks.
In the run-up to the recent referendum that saw the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, the media made several dire mistakes. Here's how they can be avoided next time.
Amid the recent Global Fact-Checking Summit, Alexios Mantzarlis of the International Fact-Checking Network shares insights on how far fact-checking has come — and where it's heading next.
Over the last two years, StopFake has grown into the "Snopes of Ukraine," busting rumors and inaccuracies in both the Russian and Ukrainian media.
How journalists can securely seek protection, Edward Snowden speaks out about the media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
Newly launched fact-checking site FactCheckNI works to ease lingering tensions in Northern Ireland with objective, balanced and nonpartisan coverage and analyses.
Social newsgathering has its own complex set of potential ethical pitfalls, from verification to giving credit to the content creator. Here’s how ONA’s new ethics code can help.
By verifying citizen and freelance journalism before distributing it, Newzulu is a news wire that aims toward a more innovative business model, says Laura Placide, editor-in-chief.
Since its inception in the 1990s, Snopes.com has grown into one of the web's most formidable fact-checking sites. Editor Brooke Binkowski tells IJNet how it happened — and what lies in Snopes' future.
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