Welcome to First Draft’s Verification Course. There are five units for you to work through. I've been teaching verification techniques to journalists around the world for almost a decade. The key to verification is for you to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. There is no one verification machine that will give you a big, definitive YES. Verification is a process.
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A project of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center, First Draft News is an open-access site that provides practical and ethical guidance in how to find, verify and publish content sourced from the social web.