Why and How to Check Sources

The graph shows referrals network for sites associated with Zerohedge.
  1. Check what else the site or Page posts, especially on political topics; you can use advanced graph search operators to make this more efficient.
  2. Check one or more known Russian regime automated media content aggregator sites: do they amplify this site or author or meme, etc.?
  3. Check referrals network using e.g. Similarweb or Alexa tools.
  4. Check plagiarism using free tools to see where else the text has been shared and maybe where its first occurrence on internet probably was.
  5. Check photos or images with reverse image search tools to see where they’ve come from and where their first occurrence probably was.

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Lapsed biologist retraining as a social data scientist, often writing about refugee rights advocacy and political philosophy.

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Kester Ratcliff

Kester Ratcliff

Lapsed biologist retraining as a social data scientist, often writing about refugee rights advocacy and political philosophy.

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