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Unidentifiable Spanish Riot Police

31 Mar Guest post: THE RIGHT TO RECORD IN SPAIN by Xnet

This guest post was written by Xnet, an activist project working in the areas of digital rights and democracy. Their homepage is accessible in English y español. It is part of their series: Transparency for institutions, privacy for the people – Democratic regeneration vs. asymmetry

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06 Jan Ethical Wednesdays: When Eyewitness Footage Cannot be Verified

One of the greatest risks of using eyewitness videos in reporting is not understanding the full story behind the footage. Is it authentic? Has it been manipulated or misinterpreted? What happened before and after? In many cases, we lack complete information about the video’s content and context. How can we balance competing needs to verify footage and expose potential abuse?

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