Head of News Laura Lucchini and Senior Verification Editor Stephen Mangan discuss the validation process that we implemented in our newsroom, ensuring a chain of custody that we can track in our production process.

Most importantly, this process protects the accuracy and facts in our output, helping to build and maintain strong relationships of trust with our sources and, in turn, our clients and audience.

This has to be the primary function of the verification process you decide to implement in your newsroom.

This video offers some simple, easy to implement steps, which can hopefully help you build a verification process that suits your newsroom’s size and needs.