IRE | DIGITAL TOOLS

June 14, 2018

Samantha Sunne, Tools for Reporters newsletter + Ren LaForme, digital tools reporter, Poynter

  1. Happy Scribe
  1. Tetra 
  1. Descript
  1. Klaxon
  1. Recently announced it's moving to visualping.io, which will be paid
  1. Hunter.io
  1. Privacy Badger
  1. ExpertiseFinder & Help A Reporter
  1. https://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/
  2. https://sourcelist.org/
  3. https://diversesources.org/ 
  1. Headliner
  1. RevEye & Google Reverse Image Search
  1. InVID & YouTube Dataviewer
  1. Internet Archive
  1. DocumentCloud
  1. Gestimer
  1. FOIA trackers
  1. Use a pre-prepared legal guide to write state or federal FOIAs
  2. Pro: Written by actual media attorneys, so is very good at incorporating the law
  3. Con: Interface can be clunky and confusing
  4. Price: Free
  1. Make a FOIA letter with automatic recipients and shared templates
  2. Pro: Can see FOIA requests other people have made and compare notes
  3. Con: Everyone else can see your FOIA unless you subscribe to a premium service
  4. Price: Free, or Premium service up to $100/month
  1. OpenCorporates
  1. Charity Navigator
  1. GovTrack
  1. Sqoop
  1. Tabula
  1. CometDocs
  1. WhoIs
  1. ViewDNS
  1. Evernote
  1. IntelTechniques

And:

Try This! newsletter by Ren LaForme

Tools for Reporters newsletter by Samantha Sunne