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?
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.
Online research tools highlight ethical debate in the age of disinformation
Journalists need a guiding set of principles for how they mine social media for public information.
Pro tips for setting up an efficient verification workstation
Eoghan Sweeney spoke to verification specialists about how they've fine-tuned their workstations
Seeing is not believing: debunking Hurricane Irma fakes
Here are some of the fake posts and videos Storyful found that were being circulated during Hurricane Irma
Monitoring social media for misinformation, part two
How to sift through misinformation to make a difference by using our monitoring techniques established for our UK-election and Electionland projects
How to begin to monitor social media for misinformation
Here are tactics and tools to help make the task of monitoring social media more manageable for journalists.
Research Begins on the Visual Effectiveness of CrossCheck
The Knight Prototype Fund will support First Draft and Dr. Lisa Fazio from Vanderbilt University in researching our online verification newsroom
Reporting on a new age of digital astroturfing
Proper analyses of bot networks demand skills and thinking that are totally new to social scientists and journalists