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Consideration of uploaders' and eyewitnesses' well-being will sustain the flow of user-generated content in news for the future, says Fergus Bell
Pictures from social media are increasingly important in breaking news, but few workflows exist to make the process efficient. Here are some ideas to help.
Speakers from Storyful and AP stressed the need to treat witnesses with respect at last week’s news:rewired conference
First Draft's debut handbook establishes standards for using eyewitness media
In the rush to report breaking news, are we forgetting a duty of care to those at the scene?
The outlet's digital editor for newsgathering tells First Draft how she has developed a strategy for big, developing stories to help get the news out
A panel of experts discussed the responsibility of journalists to eyewitnesses on social media at the recent International Journalism Festival
One eyewitness tweeted a video of sirens and gunfire from downtown Dallas and received more than 200 requests from reporters.
Eyewitnesses are key to many of the biggest stories happening around the world, so why don’t journalists care more about them?
Contacting eyewitnesses on social media comes with its own risks and responsibsilities, as Fergus Bell explained at the recent #FDLive3 training at AJ+
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