News Service, Tip Sheet, Training Toolkit

Produced by Belling Cat

Last updated 2018

Region Europe, Global

Countries England

Belling Cat

Bellingcat is an investigative journalism website that specializes in fact-checking and open-source intelligence (OSINT). They publish articles on a large spectrum of themes and geographic locations, with a unifying focus on online research and materials. Journalists interested in improving their the digital evidence gathering techniques and tools will find them especially useful.

A number of their investigations have focused on Africa.

The site’s contributors also publish guides to their techniques, including: a Guide For Open Source Researchers; a Guide To Using Reverse Image Search For Investigations; a Guide To Flight Tracking; and a very useful TweetDeck Research Guide.

They’ve recently added a list of tools for journalists investigating coronavirus fakes and disinformation.