Bellingcat: The new investigative journalism

Citizen journalists investigate current events and state activities using open source intelligence and ingenious analysis of social media for the site Bellingcat. Below, an article exposing ties between Russia and French far-right party National Front:

Fraud, Russian Interests Overshadow France’s National Front – bellingcat

By Jett Goldsmith Marine Le Pen’s French far-right party, the National Front, has experienced its most successful period in party history. Regional elections placed the party in 1st place with 28% of all votes, and various polls have shown Marine Le Pen leading the first round of 2017 presidential elections.