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Your guide to navigating the digital information ecosystem

Journalist Guides

First Draft GuidesFirst Draft is dedicated to improving skills and standards in the reporting and sharing of information that emerges online.  We provide practical and ethical guidance in our Journalist Guides in how to find, verify and publish content sourced from the social web.

Here are the first two handbooks available for download. Let us know what other topics you’d like to see included in the First Draft series.

Handbook 1: A Journalist’s Guide to Social Sources

Handbook 2: Copyright Law and Eyewitness Media