Unit 3: Investigating digital footprints

Our third unit will teach you how to investigate digital footprints. You’ll learn how easy it is to find information about people online. We’ll also show you how to better protect your own information. 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.