Workshop 3, Investigative journalism toolbox - How to verify evidence in the local context using social media tools
The course discusses the importance and the methods of verifying evidence in investigative journalism using social media tools. It will introduce some good and bad examples with interactive exercises and some cases of investigating disinformation actors and propaganda.
Our workshops are targeted at participants who are from, live, or currently work in the following countries: the EU, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine, Bosnia, and Tunisia.
September 21, 2022
- Attila Bátorfy is an award-winning data and visual journalist currently working as a master's instructor at the Media and Communications Department of Eötvös Loránd University Budapest. He was head of data at the investigative center Átlátszó for six years and he was a team member of cross-border investigations organized by OCCRP, VSquare, and IJ4EU.
- Eva Vajda has won awards for her investigative reporting. Currently based in London, she works for Amnesty International as a researcher. She worked as an investigative reporter in Hungary for almost two decades, covering corruption and misuse of power. She also managed media projects with different NGOs, including OSF, Transparency International, and HCLU (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union). She taught journalism at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest for 11 years and ran workshops and training in the CEE countries, the Balkans, and the countries of the former Soviet Union.