Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Sara Creta

Sara Creta is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker with extensive experience of investigating human rights abuses. She has directed and produced on the ground from Sudan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, DRC, Libya, Chad, Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, the Gaza Strip and a rescue ship in the Mediterranean. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Al Jazeera, the BBC, Euronews, ARTE, ZDF, the New Humanitarian and others. In 2018, She was awarded a Marie Sklodowska Curie fellowship to conduct research at the Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society at Dublin City University. Her scholarly work focuses on the intersection of technology, transitional justice, human rights law and fundamental freedoms.


Writer’s Articles

Ethics and safety in OSINT - can you believe what you see?

OSINT is increasingly important for journalists in a digital world. We take a look at ethics, safety on the internet and how to spot a ‘deepfake’

Published on: 15 Aug, 2023
How to analyse satellite imagery

When you have a story, but still need to tie up loose ends to answer where or when a particular event occurred, satellite imagery can point you in the right direction

Published on: 25 May, 2023
OSINT: Tracking ships, planes and weapons

Tracking ships and planes is an increasingly valuable technique in open-source investigations carried out by journalists. In part 4 of our special series, we examine how it works

Published on: 18 May, 2023
Planning and carrying out an open-source investigation

Part three of our special series of articles on using OSINT in journalism. This time, follow our four steps to completing an open-source investigation

Published on: 9 May, 2023
What is an open-source investigation?

In the second part of our special series on using open-source intelligence in journalism, we look at what constitutes and open-source investigation

Published on: 4 May, 2023