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Italian translation of the Verification Handbook released

28 June 2016 | PRESS RELEASE


June 28, 2016

On 28 June 2016, the European Journalism Centre released an Italian translation of the Verification Handbook. The translated version was produced in an effort led by Andrea Coccia of Slow News, and edited by Bernardo Parrella. This is the ninth official translation since the release of the Verification Handbook in 2014.

The Italian version is now made available via the following URLs:

The European Journalism Centre has also partnered with DIG Awards where it carried out its workshop on verification basics at the DIG Festival which took place on 23-26 June 2016.

Other translations made available include Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Greek, Turkish Ukrainian, and Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian (BSC). For more information, sign up for the newsletter via for updates.

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For more information about the Verification Handbook, please contact:

Rina Tsubaki
Tel: +31 43 325 40 30

Verification Handbook
The Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid responders, which provides step-by-step guidelines for using user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.