re:publica Panel

Open Secrets: Crowdsourcing Russia's Wars in Ukraine and Syria

Aric Toler
The conflict in eastern Ukraine was the first European war fought with the ubiquitous presence of the internet. With this war came a deluge of information, giving rise to dozens of amateur sleuths who compiled photographs and videos from social media to form coherent narratives. This presentation will explore the power of the crowd in collecting, verifying, and presenting data from Russia's wars in Ukraine and Syria.

Aric Toler
https://www.bellingcat.com/

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