Automating Verification?

This was the title of a session I organised and moderated at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. It looked at the role of technology in the verification process, status of affairs, various activities and challenges the sector is having to deal with. With me on the podium were  from UK factchecking organisation FullFact; , from Amnesty International’s Digital Verification Corps; , City University London, Dept. of Journalism; and from social news agency Storyful. You can watch a video of the entire session here (starting after 23 seconds).

 

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Working on digital content verification and launching Truly Media

The past few months I have been rather busy with a variety of verification activities. This ranges from numerous speaking engagements (more here) to the launch of Truly Media, our platform for collaborative verification. Here’s a short recap of what I have been up to recently. Continue reading