Whether you’re conducting public-interest research for your journalism or advocacy, trying to verify a claim you’ve read or heard, or looking into a company before trusting them with your money, business or personal data, there are many tools, techniques, and online platforms that will help make your research and fact-checking quicker, simpler and more effective.
This session will signpost a huge range of methods to help you search the internet more effectively, find eyewitnesses and potential sources, and follow the digital trails of fraudsters and criminals.
Participants will hear about:
- Advanced searching
- Social media analysis
- Finding eyewitnesses, experts, sources
- Verification, geolocation, air and marine traffic tracking
- Profiling public figures
N.B. You will require a laptop to take part in this session.
- 21 October 2023 14.00–15.15 BST (UK time)