A lecture for a BINS youth exchange, March 2020
- How do we REALLY communicate in 2020
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2. Fake news
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Tools for deconstructing:
Add-ons and plugins:
Forensically – Clone detection, ELA, noice detection, EXIF, GPS…
FotoForensics – ELA, metadata, GPS
Ghiro – All in 1, great tool, but hard to setup
WolframAlpha – Weather conditions, math, chemistry, unit conversion
SunCalc – Moving of the sun, shadows, sunrise, sundown
ImageVerification – Similar to inVid, but web based
Photo 1 – Movie projection
Find model of the camera that made this photo.
*Bonus assignement: Where is the event happening and i what is going to be played on screen in the next minutes.
Photo 2 – Bus ride
The assignement is to discover the location of the bus.
Photo 3 – The Airplane selfie
Photo 4 – UFO
Confirm that this is a manipulation.
Are there any cloned elements here?
Photo 5 – Even one is too much
Explain forensic data.
For practice and homework (if you want to)
Photo A – Antivirus i compromising a source
Check the metadata in the photo. Oooops…. http://t.co/pZOcGWm3
— Mark Loveless (@simplenomad) December 3, 2012
You got a tip that journalist inserted a photo directly from his phone to a website. Where is John McAfee?
Photo C – railway crossing
Your newsroom got a tip that in Rumenački put street, a railway crossing malfunctioned while a train was crossing. Use the date from the photography name. Where exactly the photo was taken from?
Fotografija D – Hot atmosphere
You got a photo and a tip that football hooligans blocked a street last night after Vojvodina – Spartak football game. Do a factcheck.