Learn how to use Twitter for your own open souce investigation.

Nick Waters of Bellingcat on how they do their investigations

10.09.2019  |  by ACED  |  Dit Wordt Het Nieuws

Nick Waters is open source analyst of Bellingcat, an international collective of researchers, investigators and citizen journalists that enhances investigative journalism. Their specialty lies in open source investigation and fact-checking. In this fragment, Nick explains how they use Twitter to investigate a train crash, and how they found the exact place, date and time of a mass shooting.

On September 10 2019, ACED organised Dit Wordt Het Nieuws, a conference in which experts from design, art, technology and science looked together at the news provision of the future. Watch the full show on our YouTube channel. Dit Wordt Het Nieuws is an initiative of ACED and Clever°Franke. The event was honored with a grant from Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and is sponsored by Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek.


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