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Saturday, October 10 • 09:00 - 10:00
Data track: MH17 : The Truth at Last?

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Ahead of the October 13th publication of the first official report into the downing of Flight MH17 in Ukraine, award winning investigative journalist Eliot Higgins reviews the open source evidence of who was responsible, the claims made by the Russian government, what it all means in the context of the first official report, and how open source and social media investigation has played a key role in helping us understand what happened in Ukraine on July 17th 2014..

This sessions is a one of three sessions about Verification Handbook, supported by European Journalism Centre, EJC.


Moderators
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Rina Tsubaki

Project Lead, European Journalism Centre
Rina Tsubaki leads and manages the Verification Handbook and Emergency Journalism initiatives at the European Journalism Centre in the Netherlands. Emergency Journalism brings together resources for media professionals reporting in and about volatile situations in the digital age, and she has frequently spoken on these topics at events, including a U.N. meeting. Previously, she managed several projects focusing on the role of citizens in... Read More →

Speakers
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Eliot Higgins

Founder, Bellingcat
Eliot Higgins, pseudonym Brown Moses (from the Frank Zappa song), is an English blogger and online researcher. His Brown Moses Blog, which studies open source information from sites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, has become a key source of information for journalists worldwide on the weapons being used in the Syrian civil war. Some of the videos uncovered and documented by Brown Moses include the use of cluster bombs in 2012, which the... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 09:00 - 10:00
Birkebeiner 2 (Data Presentation)

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