Authenticating Citizen Journalism Videos by Incorporating the View of Archival Diplomatics into the Verification Processes of Open-source Investigators (OSINT)


Hoda Hamouda

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Can archival science and diplomatics enhance our ability to authenticate YouTube citizen journalism videos captured in conflict-affected regions? This research explores the possibility of expanding the current process of human rights open-source investigators in verifying online videos by integrating authentication measures of archival diplomatics into the workflow of open-source investigators. 

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