Reporting on coronavirus: How to use WhatsApp to find stories and communities
How can you use WhatsApp in your reporting, and what practical and ethical issues should you consider?
George Floyd protests: Resources for online newsgathering, verification, protecting sources and colleagues
How to use social media to report on the protests over police brutality and structural racism sweeping the world.
How a fake Brexit Party account fooled hundreds of Twitter users – and some journalists
A prospective parliamentary candidate found himself at the centre of a frenzy caused by a fake —but strikingly similar — account on Monday as the UK election heats up.
Sources and keywords: The fundamentals of online newsgathering
The fourth book in First Draft's series of Essential Guides looks at the tools and techniques for finding newsworthy material online.
7 key takeaways on information disorder from #ONA19
From deepfakes and bots to forensic tools and networked factions, here are some of the top lessons in all things disinformation from the 20th Online News Assocation annual conference in New Orleans.
6 tips for finding newsworthy posts on social media
A step-by-step guide to crafting optimised searches and finding useful material on social networks.
Boolean basics: How to write a search query for newsgathering that works
Smart searches cut through social media chatter by finding precise snippets of information based on keywords, dates and locations.
CrossCheck Nigeria launches to fight information disorder
16 newsrooms will work together to discover and investigate misleading and fabricated information around the February election
Journalism Project Comprova Begins to Publish in Brazil
First journalism collaborative dedicated to tackling misinformation to use the WhatsApp Business API for managing communications with audiences