The Verification Handbookis a free online e-book edited by Craig Silverman and authored by journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC and Digital First Media. It provides guidelines and methods to assist journalists in verifying digital content sources. It identifies specific tools useful to verification with a focus on user generated content (such as videos uploaded by witnesses etc, social media) in breaking news story situations.
Finding Articles with Factiva
Factiva is a database containing various news sources, such as newspapers, newswires, magazines, and business journals. Search limiters include title, author, date range, subject, industry, language, and region.
The interface is somewhat different than many of the library's other databases, so the following guide will help you become familiar with its main features.