The only antidote to fake news

A camera app that allows a user to record and upload media footage, that is verified as untampered, to a secure channel for distribution.

The only antidote to fake news

What is Citizens Journalist?

Democracy has never been more under threat from demagogues and populism. We believe in the 4th Estate. For democracy to work, it needs a strong 4th estate to hold the executive to account. The press must be the guardian of the truth.

The prevalence of “Fake News” profoundly undermines this and it is impossible to electronically identify “Fake News” or “Deep Fake Videos”.

However, Citizens Journalist authenticates GENUINE news using blockchain technology, allowing genuine media footage to be certified and available for distribution to media outlets.



Blockchain public ledger

We utilise the blockchain public ledger to store this recorded content on our server. The metadata and the storage URL are utilised to build genesis blockchain ID for the content. Simple javascript, Facebook or browser add-ins can certify the legitimacy of the content.

Who, what device, where and when

Whatever the media content, be it video, photographic or audio, the key metadata that accompanies the content helps to verify its authenticity.

Any kind of media recording

Although the Citizens Journalist app is primarily for video recording, it can also be utilised for audio recording or multiple photographs taken with your mobile device.

Immutable walled garden

The media recorded within Citizens Journalist is encrypted on the device such that it cannot be hacked or changed.