Investigative Website Bellingcat Seeks Funding for Russian Version
- The Moscow Times
- Jan. 08 2016 16:06
- Last edited 16:07
Bellingcat is looking to fund a Russian language version of its investigative journalism website in 2016, the citizen journalist site announced Friday on Twitter.
In 2016 Bellingcat is working to acquire funding for fully translating the Bellingcat website into Russian 1/2— bellingcat (@bellingcat) January 8, 2016
Including all the open source investigation training resources so we can support the growing Russian language investigation community 2/2— bellingcat (@bellingcat) January 8, 2016
The British citizen journalist and blogger Eliot Higgins started Bellingcat for citizen journalists to launch investigations using open-source information.
The website was launched on July 15, 2014 after a successful Kickstarter funding campaign, with Higgins and eight volunteers providing content, Newsweek reported in June 2015.
Bellingcat investigated the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine using open-source information.