Julia Bayer is a freelance social media journalist, trainer and innovation manager. At DW's Social Media Newsroom, Julia researches and verifies UGC for (breaking) news. At DW´s Research and Cooperation unit, she is involved in verification projects like Truly Media and InVid. For the DW Academy and other media organisations and NGOs, she travels around the world training journalists in digital verification, research, social media and mobile journalism.
Julia is the founder of @quiztime. It is about little quizzes to train and strengthen your verification and geolocation skills on your own or in a team. Since she started around two years ago a number of journalists and verification enthusiasts have joined. They provide every day new challenges. Come over and verify with us.