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Knight Prototype Fund winners outline tools to fight disinformation

Winner's of Knight Foundation's Prototype Fund Challenge shared their tools and initiatives to fight disinformation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Here are some of the winning projects. 

Patrick Butler | April 30, 2018

How journalists can avoid being manipulated by trolls seeking to spread disinformation

In a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism, researcher Joan Donovan shared four "source-hacking" techniques that trolls use to trick the media into publishing false information.

Patrick Butler | April 23, 2018

How to find an online journalism course

A look at some of the best free or low-cost online courses journalists can take to keep their skills sharp.

IJNet | March 02, 2017

Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in June

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these opportunities with June deadlines.

IJNet | June 01, 2015

Media startups will build new tools for civic engagement, storytelling [Knight Prototype Fund]

Sixteen winners of the Knight Prototype Fund are set to receive US$35,000 to help bring their ideas closer to fruition.

Desiree Everts | July 17, 2014

Knight News Challenge: Innovative ideas to strengthen the Internet win US$3.4 million

Projects that aim to measure global censorship and provide the public with greater Internet access and knowledge are among the winners of the latest round of the Knight News Challenge.

Iva DIxit | June 23, 2014

Eight tools that should be on every digital journalist's radar

Journalists and news organizations should try the tools on this list, which includes mobile video apps, data-crunching tools, social media trackers and more.

Eric Newton | April 21, 2014

Knight News Challenge winners will harness the power of health data

Low-cost tools to let the public measure environmental hazards and a project to help reporters inform their communities about what works in health care are among the winners of the Knight News Challenge: Health.

IJNet | January 15, 2014