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Citizen Desk: A tool for verifying citizen reporting

A session at Hacks/Hackers BA Media Party 2014

Thursday 28th August, 2014

2:00pm to 4:00pm (CMT)

El objetivo del taller es trabajar con la herramienta Citizen Desk, orientada a la verificación de periodismo ciudadano y nuevas habilidades en verificación de datos para periodistas.
Los editores están confiando cada vez más en el periodismo ciudadano, pero ¿Cómo saber si es verdad? En este workshop se mostrarán algunos métodos disponibles para periodistas y editores, así como veremos en profundidad como utilizar la herramienta Citizen Desk para el trabajo de verificación.

Nivel General: Básico.
Target: Periodistas, Editores, Activistas.
Idioma: Inglés.

No se requiere conocimiento de herramientas, pero es aconsejable estar familiarizado con Social Media y contar con experiencia en verificación de datos.

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Citizen Desk is a new open source tool for verifying reports from citizen journalists. This talk will discuss some of the problems editors face in citizen journalism verification, as well as show Citizen Desk's approaches to solving those problems. Editors are relying more and more on citizen journalism, but how will editors know what is true? This workshop will discuss some of the methods available to reporters and editors, as well as going into depth on using the new Citizen Desk tool for managing verification work.

Level: Basic.
Target: Hackers, Activist, Designer, Journalist, Entrepreneurs
Language: English.

Familiarity with social media. Experience working with verification is welcome but not required.

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Douglas Arellanes

Sourcefabric co-founder and director of innovation, tech activist, expat American, CZ-EN translator, DJ on @radio1prague.

Sourcefabric co-founder and director of innovation, tech activist, expat American, CZ-EN translator, DJ on @radio1prague.

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  • Douglas Arellanes
  • Juan Pablo Kutianski

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Time 2:00pm4:00pm CMT

Date Thu 28th August 2014

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Antesala 1, Ciudad Cultural Konex

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