Entries by Brian Willingham

Open Source Training with Henk Van Ess

Henk van Ess has been on my radar for the past few years. He’s a former investigative journalist who’s morphed himself into a social media investigative guru. He’s done work with a bunch of major media outlets and worked as a trainer and contributor to Bellingcat (a group of open source journalist nerds), but these […]

How One NFL Player Showed How Our Memory Is So Biased

Last week, the San Francisco 49ers played the Cleveland Browns in Monday Night Football. It was a pretty unremarkable game (the 49ers won 31 to 3). But what happened after the game was more interesting. Richard Sherman, the outspoken cornerback of the 49ers, called out the Browns’ controversial quarterback for his “bush league” act before […]