Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #digitalsherlocks

Most recents (3)

Aircraft spotters working with Hala Systems spotted
multiple Hips from the Vehicles School helicopter base in Hama. Hips
were sighted by different spotters on a route towards Haas underground
hospital after that, then around the area Haas hospital is in just
before it was bombed.
A useful video from Idlib Media Center, giving a detailed look at the entrance area and how badly damaged it was. Some will (and already are) claiming it was an Al-Qaeda bunker or something. Looks like a hospital to me.
So here's a geolocation challenge for you #digitalsherlocks, these two photographs may show the moment Haas hospital was bombed, but can they be geolocated?
Read 5 tweets
Thread - Just spent a great week running a @bellingcat workshop, as usual we ended with two days of participant led investigations, including the investigation of this video claiming to show US strikes on Syria back in April
There’s a number of details visible, most obvious being the large pylon and partly finished roof top.
First we decided to see if we could find any maps of the pylons in Syria, but what there was left a lot to be desired, but it was a start, and we could see Damascus had multiple lines of pylons running through it.……
Read 11 tweets
Thread on Sputnik, and some of the ways it fulfils its official task of "securing the national interests of the Russian Federation in the information sphere."

Yep, that's a quote.…

@DFRLab #DigitalSherlocks
The company which services Sputnik in the US, RIA Global, registered as a "foreign agent" under FARA.

It says its principal is the Rossiya Segodnya agency, and claims RS "acts completely independently based on its editorial policies."

Here's a useful document: the Rossiya Segodnya charter, which defines, as one of RS' main goals, "securing the national interests of the Russian Federation in the information sphere."

Acts completely independently?...

Read 18 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!