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Eoghan Sweeney

Eoghan Sweeney

Digital Media Consultant, OSINT Essentials

Eoghan Sweeney is an online investigation specialist and trainer who has over the past decade helped establish, develop, and support digital verification and fact-checking operations at media worldwide.

To date, he has provided training or talks in 27 countries across five continents.

In 2018, he founded OSINT Essentials, which provides resources and expertise for online investigations and media literacy.

With news agency Storyful, he was instrumental in developing techniques and workflows that transformed it from a start-up to a recognised global industry leader and innovator.

As Global Training Director at First Draft, he led programmes such as the creation of the Google News Initiative’s training network in India, the formation of groundbreaking Indonesian project Cekfakta, and the training of journalists from across Germany to fight disinformation ahead of the federal elections.

Eoghan has given talks and workshops for the Facebook Journalism Project, educational institutions and international bodies such as the EU and UN, and contributed to reports and documentaries for broadcasters including the BBC, ABC News, CNA and Rai.