10 great tools to verify information from your desk

What did that candidate say on twitter? Finding and verifying social media content is playing an ever-increasing role for many of us, whether we are in the news business or not.  Social is an asset when we build a campaign, organize, and do research.

Firstdraftnews.com has been using online tools to help with newsgathering, and has published this great list of applications and online tools that are publicly available.  Here is a great list of 10 apps and software tools that may help you in your next bit of newsgathering and verification.  There are a lot more tools at firstdraftnews.com.  I spent hours looking through their videos and highly their work. 

 

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