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Unit 2: Verification as process

Our second unit digs deeper into the tools and observational skills you’ll need to use to verify information online. Discussions ask how much verification matters to the audience and what the importance is of learning to look for clues in your work. See FAQs about the course here.

Instructor Claire Wardle
Claire Wardle is the executive director of First Draft and is a co-founder of one of First Draft’s founding partners, Eyewitness Media Hub. She holds a PhD in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught verification in universities and newsrooms around the world. Here, Claire explains how her interest in verification began and what keeps this field exciting.