Verifying video and other information – crowdsourcing site Bellingcat now open

The crowdsourcing site Bellingcat – whose posts were previously only visible to donors – is now completely open.

The site, launched by conflict blogger Eliot Higgins (better known as Brown Moses), has successfully raised almost £50,000 through Kickstarter while performing a significant role in verifying information about crashed flight MH17.

But alongside its news and resources (including case studies) the site also includes a section of ‘How-To’s which are particularly useful for any journalist dealing with information online. These currently include:

The site promises to continue to provide guides alongside its reporting efforts – so it’s well worth continuing to follow.

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