has a career in computing and internet research
and development that dates back to 1978
He joined the BBC in 1995 as an
information researcher. As the
internet grew in significance, Paul was able to
blend his technical knowledge with
the realities of his work in journalism. As a
result, he was able to devise unique, innovative strategies that
have led countless researchers to evidence they
would never have otherwise found. His ideas continue to shape the way
online research and investigation.
Paul's work with BBC Academy has seen
him work within programme teams, solving issues
related to investigation, whilst sharing vital
new skills with his colleagues.
He has worked with leading
programmes like Panorama, Watchdog, Inside
Out, BBC News, BBC Online, local & national
radio and the BBC World Service.
Aside from his work with BBC,
Paul regularly delivers training
in all the essential areas of digital and
investigative work, from social media
investigation to digital photography.
He has trained
personnel from groups as diverse as The United
Nations, The Guardian Newspaper, KPMG, The Financial Times, Channel 4, CNN
and the World Bank.
Paul is a co-author of
Digital Witness (Oxford University
Press 2020) and
The Verification Handbook.
He is a member of
ICIJ and a registered
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