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In audio interview, ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellow discusses misinformation in Brazil

ICFJ Truthbuzz Fellow Sérgio Spagnuolo spoke about his fellowship plans, the challenges of fighting misinformation on WhatsApp, possible solutions and more.

IJNet | August 30, 2018

Ahead of Colombia’s elections, this women-driven initiative fact-checks information on WhatsApp

Chicas Poderosas' project, El Poder de Elegir, tackles misinformation on WhatsApp, one of the most-secretive social platforms, to help ensure that Colombian voters are making their decisions based on facts.

Belén Arce Terceros | June 14, 2018

5 global social media trends to know

These five key trends and charts help us to better understand today’s social media landscape.

Damian Radcliffe | June 13, 2018

Verificado 2018 fact-checks information on WhatsApp

WhatsApp's private and encrypted messages make it difficult to fight the spread of misinformation on the social platform, but Verificado 2018 has found a way. 

Laura Hazard Owen | June 08, 2018

Facing censorship, Nicaraguan journalists and citizens turn to social media

Journalists used social media to report about the Nicaraguan protests when independent media faced censorship from the government.

Ana Siu | May 03, 2018

12 journalism innovations from Facebook’s F8 keynote

There’s a lot of stuff journalists need to know from Facebook’s biggest annual event. At the F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled products that will shift how journalists tell stories.

Yusuf Omar | May 02, 2018

Challenges and strategies to combat fake news in Brazil’s 2018 elections

Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?

Renata Johnson | February 05, 2018

Inside the tiny fact-checking team combatting fake news in India

“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”

Shan Wang | September 14, 2017

How the Middle East uses social media: 5 key trends

Six years after the Arab Spring, the Middle East's social media and internet usage has changed drastically. These trends can help anyone working in the region better identify their audience.

Damian Radcliffe | May 18, 2017

Ranking the best encryption apps for journalists

Each encryption app has different features for journalists to take advantage of, but some are better than others. The Reynolds Journalism Institute's Futures Lab ranked them from best to worst.

Marlee Baldridge | April 14, 2017

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