Associate professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona (Spain)
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Some advanced search functions for Google can help narrow down the search for newsworthy material
Many journalists swear by Tweetdeck for keeping an eye on sources, events and hashtags. Here's how to get started
Although YouTube doesn't let you search by location, there is a way to find videos from where they were posted
Context is what turns a social post or a piece of UGC into a story, it also helps you to work through a verification process quickly
In 2015, eyewitness video did more than just make headlines – it changed the way activists and police interact with one another and the community at large
You can find posts, pictures and videos on Twitter by location, as long as the user has turned on geolocation
How many locations can you identify from the visual clues?
Unlike Google's Reverse Image Search, TinEye can show you when an image first appeared online
Make your online life faster and easier with these tools to turbocharge the job
Experts from a range of organisations give their thoughts on how the world of eyewitness media changed over 2015, and what 2016 might bring
A regularly updated list of tools for finding, monitoring and verifying information from around the social web
First Draft Coalition members teamed up to create these guidelines for newsrooms and journalists working with eyewitness media
Fake accounts aren’t just for scammers and advertisers, sometimes they can also be effective censors
Have you mastered using online maps to verify newsworthy images?
News breaks fast on Twitter, but how do you find it? Deutsche Welle's Julia Bayer and Ruben Bouwmeester have put together some search terms to help
Not every newsroom has the same resources, but that doesn’t make newsgathering and verification impossible
If you want to include eyewitness media in your reporting then you have to get to grips with the four C's - Copyright, Control, Crediting and Cash!
A comprehensive guide to help you find and monitor newsworthy tweets using search operators
Storyful's Joe Galvin explained how newsrooms can react quickly to breaking news situations to find reports on social media at FDLive
Hundreds of hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, so here are some tools to find and verify footage for news
Monitoring livestreams during breaking news situations can mean getting the story as it unfolds. Here’s how to find them
More and more people post pictures and video to Instagram in breaking news, so here are some tips to track them down
Advanced search, filtering and manually changing search URLs are all ways to better find newsworthy material on Facebook
Check out all the slides from First Draft presentations at ONA16 in Denver, a great place to start when getting to grips with eyewitness media
To understand the misinformation ecosystem, here's a break down of the types of fake content, content creators motivations and how it's being disseminated
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