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Welcome to the world of Henk van Ess, a distinguished authority in the realm of digital research, data journalism, and open source intelligence (OSINT). Hailing from the Netherlands, Henk has made a significant impact on the global stage with his pioneering techniques for discovering and authenticating online information.

Henk's expertise extends beyond theory into practical application, making him a sought-after figure for workshops and training sessions worldwide. His ability to demystify complex concepts and present them in an accessible manner has empowered countless individuals and organizations to navigate the digital landscape with confidence and proficiency.

Additionally, van Ess is an assessor for Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network, which promotes best practices in fact-checking and holds signatories to a rigorous set of standards

Henk was a member of the investigative team at Bellingcat. This international consortium of researchers, investigators, and citizen journalists utilizes open source and social media investigation to delve into a multitude of subjects, contributing to the global understanding of critical events and issues.

As an accomplished author, Henk has penned several books on internet research and data journalism. His work is celebrated for its practical approach and hands-on techniques, providing readers with the tools they need to conduct effective and ethical online investigations.

Despite his professional commitments, Henk remains a staunch advocate for the principle of open information. He believes in the transformative power of social media and digital technology in promoting transparency and accountability. His dedication to these principles is evident in every aspect of his work, making him a respected figure in his field.

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