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With misinformation on the rise, every journalist needs to be able to identify altered visuals instead of simply relying on fact-checkers.

While some tools, such as Google Reverse Image Search or TinEye, have now become second nature, there are some lesser known solutions to help you spot doctored visuals.

In this handy guide, Faisal Kalim rounded up five powerful tools to help journalists verify fake images and videos.

"As Matt Cooke, head of partnerships and training, at Google said, ‘There is nothing that will replace journalism, your analysis, and your integrity, but there are digital tools that can help you make that decision yourself’," Kalim wrote.

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