Bear in mind that the social platform where eyewitness media gets posted doesn't own the copyright
Journalists should use verification techniques and tools to spot fake news websites or authentic materials used in the wrong context
This free tool can help journalists figure out whether an image posted on Twitter is real, before going through the process of reaching out to eyewitnesses
The First Draft Coalition published a white paper with best practices for working with eyewitnesses to news events on social networks
The network will host a series of summits where partners can share their experiences of finding and verifying information online and collaborate to find solutions
When should you ask for permission to include material in your video production and what should you be concerned with when licensing your work?
If you missed out on newsrewired last week, today's podcast brings you some highlights from the conversation on trends in digital journalism
Here are some of the social newsgathering approaches taken by Sky News, CNN International, Reuters and Storyful when a story breaks on social media
Expert speakers from Reuters, Sky News, Storyful, The Times and The Sunday Times and more will highlight the latest trends, tools and techniques in digital journalism at today's event
How can you quickly spot a fake claim or piece of material online?
News outlets covered the referendum results using Facebook Live, crowdsourced reactions, push alerts in Apple Wallet and other creative methods
The EU-funded project, called Pheme, is set to be completed at the beginning of 2017
Learn how to organise YouTube videos by beat or location, and how to check if the date and source are accurate
Here is a process you can follow when verifying news from social
'The question shouldn't be "is this your video?" It should be "did you take this video?"'
The Social Newsgathering Ethics Code, revealed by the Online News Association in London today, has been in the works for three years
The new channel from the social media newswire will focus on politics, breaking news, and trending stories
Videos filmed through the free app are verified at the point of creation, and news outlets can license content on a pay-per-story basis
Eyewitness media can be an important part of the story, but how do you find trustworthy reports?
A new study highlights key developments and insights into how social platforms are used in countries across the region
As sourcing information from certain parts of the world is becoming increasingly difficult, social media is key for newsgathering – but there's a risk UGC might not be so readily available soon
The Associated Press produced 25 per cent more live video last year than in 2014, highlighting the growing demand for the format online
A new study from the Eyewitness Media Hub highlights the current attitudes to vicarious trauma in newsrooms
The new platform aims to be a resource hub for journalists, featuring practical recommendations and analysis from social media newsgathering and verification experts
What can journalists do to ensure they approach their sources ethically and what tools are out there to help them filter and verify user-generated content from social media?
Eyewitness media expert Fergus Bell shared his advice for working with user-generated content in a sustainable way, speaking at news:rewired 'in focus'
Experts from organisations like Reuters, Storyful, BBC, WSJ and Eyewitness MediaHub will be sharing insights and practical advice on all aspects of social media search and verification at today's conference
John Pullman, global head of visual and pictures at Reuters, highlights one of the biggest newsgathering challenges facing media outlets today, and explains how Reuters adapts to the increasing volume of user-generated content
The initiative, co-funded by the European Commission, is doing research and development work into the different aspects of verifying materials from social media
Eyewitness media expert Fergus Bell shares his advice for newsrooms looking to establish social media search and verification workflows
Reporters can now use Banjo's 'crystal ball' to find geotagged social media posts and monitor events in their area
In this week's Q&A, the BBC UGC Hub's Mark Frankel shares his advice for young journalists and explains the importance of social media for the industry today
Echosec, Gramfeed and Banjo are a few of the free options available to help reporters quickly find eyewitness media on social platforms
The Trending team share their challenges working with popular stories on social networks, and how to balance the need to be speedy with getting it right
This free open source tool aims to make it easier for news organisations to collect, verify and embed news and data in stories
These resources can help you find people for your story when you're struggling with your own contacts
The UGC team first found out about the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash from WhatsApp
The new project from the International Bar Association is aimed at prosecutions 'first and foremost' but will work with the media to verify and raise awareness of crimes
Alison Gow, digital innovations editor, Trinity Mirror Regionals
Key findings from the Trends in Newsrooms 2015 report, launched at the World Editors Forum in Washington DC
The new platform launched by an experienced war photographer seeks to make sure freelancers get paid while giving news organisations verified footage from around the world
The German outlet hopes the new approach will generate more contributions and story ideas from all over the world
An expert panel discussed the issues at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia
Experts from Eyewitness Media Hub explain how journalists should get consent to use images from social networks
This week's podcast looks at how the recent terror attack in France was reported by news outlets using eyewitness media posted to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
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