Digital Investigation Techniques


Multilingual open courses for journalists and journalism students from leading global news agency AFP, supported by the Google News Initiative



Why are these courses useful for journalists?

  • Learn with examples, quizzes and tips from AFP's global digital investigations team, the world's largest team of fact checkers

  • Save time with new skills to search, verify and work safely online

  • Earn your first certificate in less than one hour

  • - Carry out more efficient searches online
    - Find the origin of a photo or video
    - Learn techniques to protect yourself online
    - Save evidence and find online archives

  • - Take social media searches to the next level
    - Identify clues in images and travel with online maps (Geolocation I)
    - Find witnesses to breaking news events and obtain, check and vet images

  • - Use different mapping tools and find results with few clues (Geolocation II)
    - Identify reliable sources on health topics


Get certified by AFP, a global reference in digital investigations