In this episode, the team of Freelancing for Journalists talk about crowdsourcing stories, what it means and how to go about it.
We speak to Charlotte Godart, an investigator for Bellingcat who discusses how she used crowdsourced data in a recent investigation into police violence at the Black Lives Matter protests. We also chat with Eric Reidy a freelance journalist involved in crowdsourcing information for migrant-related stories.Go to podcast website
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