Investigation based on open-source information available online has largely increased over the past years. It is now possible to crowd-source investigation work. We think it is a great opportunity to develop citizen journalism, independently or in collaboration with professional journalists.
In this session, participants will do online investigation on a real-life investigation shared by a partner journalist. The session will start with an introduction about tools and methods for open-source investigation and a presentation of the case. Then participants will break off into groups and investigate on the case, brainstorm their findings within the group and share them with everyone through a collective pad.
This is a Learning Forum session.
Cover image by Ron Mader under CC BY 2.0 licence.