As we move away from institutional news organizations and towards independent journalists, one of the challenges will be authentication and verification of information.
The ability to automatically verify these videos and images is important to human rights defenders, a journalist, or a regular person. These phones more often than not, contain additional information that could compromise the person taking the image or video, but this same data can also provide valuable evidence that could help verify that something happened at a particular time and place. — The Witness Blog
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