Dutch documentary Bellingcat – Truth in a Post Truth World, which navigates the idea of “citizen investigative journalism,” took the International Emmy for Documentary this week. The VPRO production looked at the shootdown of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 and the poisoning of a Russian spy in the UK. This documentary attempts to search for the truth in an era of fake news, which is currently a significant issue that faces global society.
Bellingcat, founded by Eliot Higgins in 2014, is the home of online investigative journalism that specializes in fact-checking and open-source intelligence. Visit their website to learn more: www.bellingcat.com