On the Ground and in the Ether
War reporting is changing: reams of data and munitions expertise can now be brought to bear without ever setting foot in a war zone, while the access of officially ‘embedded’ reporters is heavily subscribed, leaving it to freelancers to take the huge risks necessary to get the story out. Analysis of data and social media opens up unprecedented new opportunities for warzone reporting, but does it also open journalists up to manipulation?
In this seminar, Investigative Practice asked how online research and on-the-ground reporting can most fruitfully work together.
- 20 October 2018 10.45–11.45