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SOS Malta is pleased to invite journalists to a series of workshops on Open Source Intelligence. The training
will take place on 5th, 6th and 8th June, 2023
from 5:30-8:30pm and will be given by Jan Gunnar Furuly, Norwegian
investigative journalist and OSINT researcher.
learn techniques to analyse videos and images from anywhere on the globe, and
to get to know the originality of the content: who made it, where was it recorded
or photographed, when and why?
Over three evenings, they will
explore a lot of online tools that will help them gain mastery as
OSINT/GEOVERIFICATION researchers at their media house. More specifically, they
- how to
verify which street address a video or an image was shot from.
anything from weather data, information on fires worldwide and shadow
calculations, they will also learn to assess when the material was shot.
- How to
gauge if content has been published before in quite another context.
- How to
use facial recognition engines and reverse image searches to find the ID
of people from videos or photos
OSINT = Open Source Intelligence.
We have a limit of 20 participants so we
ask each newsroom/journalist who would like to join, to commit their participation.
Newsrooms, if the journalists who sign up cannot attend on the day, please be ready to
send others in substitute.
The venue is to be confirmed. The workshops will be
face-to-face and journalists are expected to bring their laptop with them and install
the desktop version of Google Earth Pro: https://www.google.com/earth/about/versions/. They will also have to install
some kind of software to work with images – for instance Photoshop.