Fact-Checking III: Put Your Photo Fact-Checking Skills to the Test
We’ll give you three photos to fact-check with context shared (for real) on social media about each photo. Your job is to reverse image search each photo to see if the context is accurate or if the photo has been misrepresented. Answers will be at the end of the video. No peeking!
Google Image Search: Check where and when an image was first posted to the web
Tineye.com: Similar to Google Image Search but produces some different results
Link to the fact-checking exercise: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1xWNFQ5SV4xYiBhtAQEr1GCdEk8vxyF5Z?usp=sharing
More fact-checking tools on Journalist’s Toolbox: https://www.journaliststoolbox.org/category/trust-and-verification/
More training on Reporting & Writing:
Google Earth Studio
Learn how to use Google Earth Studio, Google Earth Pro, Google Earth Timelapse and Earth Measure Tool with training by author and data journalism expert Mike Reilley.
To the Point 101 — Why we’re doing it and what successful TTP looks like
We know our younger digital readers are seeking scannable, easy-to-digest content. Here’s what it is (and isn’t), how our efforts so far are helping us reach readers with premium and metered content and some successful examples on how newsrooms are putting it to use and making it a priority.
Google tools for journalists
Google Fact-Check Explorer, Google Public Data Explorer, Google Trends, Google search shortcuts/advanced search), MapChecking for crowd size estimates, PhantomBuster, VisualPing for tracking website updates and other cool tools and hacks.
Microsoft Excel 05 – What if
The more data you have, the more questions you will have about it, and the more answers it can provide. Excel has a variety of conditional formulas that let you evaluate subsets of your data to find the stories to tell: If…Then formulas; Conditional Functions; XLOOKUP; Array Functions.