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Verification Handbook for Disinformation & Media Manipulation

Uploaded by RRI Tools on 30 April 2020
Last modified on 30 April 2020

The online handbook is published by the European Journalism Centre and supported by Craig Newmark Philanthropies. 2020.

This handbook equips journalists with the knowledge to investigate social media accounts, bots, private messaging apps, information operations, deep fakes, as well as other forms of disinformation and media manipulation.

The latest edition of the Verification Handbook arrives at a critical moment. Today’s information environment is more chaotic and easier to manipulate than ever before. This last edition builds on the first edition of the Verification Handbook and the Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting.




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