WATCH: How news organisations should approach eyewitness media


Claire Wardle is co-founder of the Eyewitness Media Hub and research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

In this video, she outlines why thinking of eyewitness footage as a type of media produced by a person that has actually been in a traumatic situation, rather than user generated content, influences the way in which journalists approach their sources.

The slides and audio from this session can be found here and you can also read our blog of this panel discussion here shop at

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