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What’s next on NeedleStack: fact-checking and debunking

From combating misinformation on social media sites to impartial reporting to detecting staged photos, the ability to fact-check and debunk fraudulent information is key in online research. The proliferation of OSINT adoption makes verification and analysis more important than ever. 

Tuesdays, September to October, hosts Matt Ashburn and Jeff Phillips sit down with experts in spotting false information in regards to: 

  • Foreign influence, election fraud and disinformation
  • Fact-checking journalistic sources and countering “fake news”
  • Photos from war zones and the role of amateur Twitter sleuths

About NeedleStack

NeedleStack explores tips, tricks and insights into the practice of online research. Whether you’re an OSINT expert or online research just comes with the job, tune in to learn how to hone your skills, improve efficiency and protect yourself as you search the surface, deep and dark web. 

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