How fake videos unravelled Pakistan’s war on polio
New research from First Draft goes into detail on how staged footage became an engine for vaccine misinformation and mistrust in Pakistan, derailing efforts to immunise millions of children.
Could the Map make Snapchat a useful newsgathering tool?
The release of the Snap Map and its activity during the G20 protests, has renewed interest in the platform as a reporting tool
Tool for newsgathering: Archive videos and collaborate on verification with Video Vault
Do you find newsworthy videos are often deleted before you get a chance to verify them and use them in your reporting? Video Vault might be your new best friend
Verifying online videos from Western Sahara: A case study
WITNESS Media Lab explain some tools and techniques they use to verify videos in Western Sahara, where the protests by Sahrawi people are regularly shut down
New European project InVid aims to automate video verification
The consortium of universities, tech companies and media organisations will build tools for newsrooms, with prototypes ready for September
Justice through the viewfinder: Eyewitness video is putting power in the hands of the public
In 2015, eyewitness video did more than just make headlines – it changed the way activists and police interact with one another and the community at large
Periscope’s new map feature could make it central to covering breaking news
Users on iOS can now geolocate broadcasts and watch replays from the last 24 hours