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Provenance

Our second module teaches you how to accomplish the first step of any verification work: a provenance check. You’ll learn how to verify whether the image or video you’re looking at is its first iteration on the internet—an essential detail to know before conducting other checks. Course FAQs Instructor:
Claire Wardle is a Research Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the executive director of First Draft. She holds a PhD in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught verification in universities and newsrooms around the world.