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Workshop: Open Source Intelligence and Investigative Journalism: Tools, Tips, and Best Practices

With Roman Höfner
Date & Time:
9:00 - 12:30,
Wednesday 31 May, 2023
41 St Giles
How to attend:
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In this 0.5 day workshop with Roman Hoefner, an investigative journalist at Der Spiegel, participants will learn more about OSINT and the role that it plays in journalistic investigations. Roman will discuss how to identify fake news and fake profiles, discuss OSINT investigations, and offer insight into a number of tools and techniques that investigative journalists are using.


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Roman Höfner

Journalist, Der Spiegel

He studied German, English and psychology at the University of Kassel. He has been an editor at SPIEGEL since 2010, where he is currently responsible for open source intelligence research.