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Fact-checking Kenya’s repeat presidential election

A team of fact-checkers worked to make sense of the conversations during and immediately after election day in Kenya. 

Eric Mugendi, PesaCheck | November 13, 2017

What we can learn from journalists’ Twitter habits

Lessons learned from analyzing journalists on Twitter, Le Monde’s coverage of the French election and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 24, 2017

Media outlets see opportunities to move beyond the echo chamber after US elections

In a recent Knight Foundation panel, journalists from FiveThirtyEight, Associated Press and USA Today discussed how the media can learn from its mistakes made during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Auguste Yung | February 08, 2017

Politico editors discuss how social media changed the dialogue in U.S. elections

What do foreign journalists need to know about covering this year's U.S. elections? Politico editors recently shared their insights with a group of visiting Russian journalists.

Samantha Juster | June 08, 2016

Covering Burundi elections proves challenging for journalists as country plummets into uncertainty

Covering the run-up to Burundi’s elections has been tricky for local journalists and correspondents, as recent chaos and unrest pushed back the polls to June 5. 

Les Neuhaus | May 29, 2015