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A non-profit working on solutions to the challenges associated with trust & truth in the digital age. firstdraftnews.com
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Getting it right from the source: A collection of articles and case studies offering best practice advice and guidance for handling eyewitness media.

Editors
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First Draft
A non-profit working on solutions to challenges associated with trust & truth in the digital age. firstdraftnews.com
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Eyewitness Media Hub
Setting standards for the creation, discovery, verification and publication of eyewitness media.
Writers
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Eliot Higgins
Founder of Bellingcat. Research fellow at CENTRIC. Visiting research associate at King’s College London’s Department of War Studies.
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Andy Carvin
Editor-in-chief at reported.ly. Real-time news DJ and occasional journalist, but not a social media guru. Author of the book, Distant Witness. NPR alum.
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Malachy Browne
Managing Editor and Europe Anchor @reportedly. | +353 87 7754269 | malachy@firstlook.com
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Fergus Bell
Journalist | News Consultant @digdeepermedia | Co-founder @ONA UGC Ethics Initiative | Past: Social Media & UGC Editor @AP, Partnerships & Innovation @SAM_Desk
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Meedan
Meedan builds digital tools for global journalism and translation. Developers of @check and @speakbridge.
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Josh Stearns
Associate Director, Public Square Program at the Democracy Fund. Journalism and democracy of, by and for the people. Formerly: @grdodge @freepress
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Craig Silverman
Media editor of BuzzFeed News. Founded Emergent.info and RegretTheError.com
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Tom Trewinnard
verification // citizen media // Arabic // translation // coffee. I work with @Meedan on @Check & @SpeakBridge
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ed bice
working every day to make the web a bit wider and more worldly with colleagues @meedan
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Storyful
Storyful is the global leader in social news and content for publishers, marketers and production. For more information, contact: sales@storyful.com
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Lawrence Alexander
Bellingcat and RuNet Echo contributor focusing on the political use of social media.
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Chris Blow
Peacenik interaction designer at @Meedan. Journalism, nonprofits, usability, disasters, poverty, civics, translation, scifi, CSS, ruby, conspiracy theories
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Asteris Masouras
Freelance journo/global newsfilter @reportedly, @globalvoices editor, human rights, film/games/scifi geek. Social justice/stay human
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P. Kim Bui
Social + Reporting + Journalism for NowThisNews. Co-founder #wjchat. Is almost always freezing.
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