Fact-checking and verification with Google Tools

Kursnummer: 14019

From research to fact checking: Tips for enhancing digital journalism with Google Tools.

This workshop, held in cooperation with Google News Initiative and fjum, will teach the editorial use of digital tools such as advanced Google search, trends, maps, my maps and flourish for research and storytelling.

Participants will also gain insights into Google’s privacy and security tools by looking at Google Account, 2-factor authentication and security keys.

Isa Sonnenfeld (News Lab Lead at Google for Austria, Germany and Switzerland) and Peter Berger (Google-certified trainer at fjum) show the range of tools and their practical use cases in an intensive hands-on workshop.



11:00 Registration & Coffee

11:15 Welcoming remarks (Simon Kravagna, fjum)
Keynote and Presentation of the Google News Initiative by Isa Sonnenfeld

11:45 Workshop 1: Research, verify and check facts using Google Image Search, Advanced search, Google Earth (Peter Berger)

13:30 Lunch

14:15 How to visualize data by using: Google Trends, Flourish (Isa Sonnenfeld)

15:15 Visual Storytelling 1: Google Maps, My Maps (Peter Berger)

16:00 Visual Storytelling 2: Google Earth (Isa Sonnenfeld)

16:30 Workshop 2: Google Account & Security Key – how to protect your data (Isa Sonnenfeld)

16:50 Q & A

18:00 End of Seminar

This workshop will be held in English.


How to prepare for the workshop:

Please bring your own internet-enabled laptop!
In addition, the participants may please install Google Earth Pro and Google Chrome in advance.
(Note: Please do NOT download the programs needed at the seminar location – this may overstrain the Wlan capacities on site if all participants downloaded at the same time!)


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19.03.201911:00 - 18:00
Free admission, registration required.
Isa Sonnenfeld, Peter Berger
Presseclub Concordia
Bankgasse 8, 1010 Wien www.concordia.at