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Digital Investigation Techniques
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"Each module is what we call a 'bite-sized' unit. So you can probably spend one or two hours to finish one. I can give students assignments to finish all those courses so by the time they come to my class, they already know the tools and they know all the basics. So that works really well."
"Tested and approved by our team, the AFP modules are perfect "holiday homework" for students at the Sciences Po School of Journalism. In less than 1h each day, they prepare future journalists for the first semester of classes, and beyond, for the production of reliable and verified information, while boosting their agility with digital tools."
"Disinformation and misinformation is extremely problematic. It’s gone into every kind of area -- health, politics and beyond. So it’s a real problem, and I think I’m really impressed with the AFP Fact Check team and what they are doing, and to be able to bring that into the classroom and teach students the tools to be able to do digital investigations is incredibly important journalism education."
"I’ve finished all of the courses. And out of those courses, my favorite course is the geolocation. The mapping tools they are really helpful and handy. It taught me to look into all the details that I have left in our daily life. For example the car plates, the zoom in technique, or the languages, they are really useful in our reporting."
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