online training

A new online course from First Draft  introduces cutting-edge tools for verifying imagery and claims made online, especially by social media accounts. 

This free course is built around a number of Internet plugins and tools that anyone can use to trace a video or photo’s provenance, test for manipulation, trace someone’s online footprint, or verify the date in an image file’s metadata. Case studies include: dealing with viral videos, assessing authenticity and provenance, tracing people online, verifying photos or videos, and detecting location manipulation.

You can sign up for the course by going to  and clicking the “Get Free Access” button. 

Tags: Journalism education Social media
Duration: Always available
Publisher: First Draft