Fake news and misinformation are rife on the internet, so journalists need to know where it’s coming from and what it can look like.
Craig Silverman, editor of BuzzFeed Canada and founder of Emergent, used his expert knowledge to detail the sources, types and solutions around fake news at the recent #FDLive event at The New York Times.
Watch his presentation here and find other videos from #FDLive, including those from the previous event held at the Guardian, below.
Other videos from #FDLive at The New York Times:
Joe Galvin explains how Storyful set up their newsroom to find breaking news on social media
- Claire Wardle gives a run down of verification as a process, with tools and tips to help
Videos from #FDLive at the Guardian:
- Bellingcat’s Eliot Higgins discusses advanced geolocation in Syria
- Storyful’s Eliza Mackintosh details verification in the context of terror attacks
- Reportedly’s Malachy Browne shows how he used verification techniques to get an exclusive story of bombs shipped to Yemen