They go into a lot of detail in this article
Indeed this is pretty interesting stuff and a good shout out for Blacklight
and other OS tools!
On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Sebastian Karcher <
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> Hi everyone,
> from one of the New York Times stories on the Panama Papers:
> "The ICIJ made a number of powerful research tools available to the
> consortium that the group had developed for previous leak investigations.
> Those included a secure, Facebook-type forum where reporters could post the
> fruits of their research, as well as database search program called
> “Blacklight” that allowed the teams to hunt for specific names, countries
> or sources."
> I assume this is http://projectblacklight.org/, which is pretty cool to
> used that way. Does anyone know or have read anything about the other tools
> they used? What did they use for OCR? Did they use qualitative data
> analysis software? Some type of annotation tools? It seems like there's a
> lot to learn from this effort.
> Sebastian Karcher, PhD
> Qualitative Data Repository, Syracuse University
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