Friday, September 27
Online Investigations: Social Media and Research Tools
Friday, September 27
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Holcim Auditorium, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)


  • Paul Myers (Speaker) Lead consultant of BBC Investigation Support initiative, BBC


NOTE: This session will NOT be livestreamed.

This GIJN workshop with top online sleuth Paul Myers focuses on effective online research for investigation. Myers, a favorite at GIJN conferences, is head of the BBC Academy's Investigation Support project, working with news and current affairs programmes and sharing vital new skills with journalists. He has worked at the sharp end of online research for 20 years, pioneering online research techniques that are now commonplace in the media. The workshop will include effective techniques in searching for information, advanced Google skills, investigating people, social media research, and more.

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