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Top media trends to watch out for in 2017

After 2016, a year of flux and upheaval in journalism, take a look at some of our predictions for journalism trends in 2017. 

Elyssa Pachico | January 05, 2017

U.S. media outlets and tech giants gear up to combat fake news in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, media organizations are teaming up with tech companies like Facebook and Google to take action against the spread of fake news online.

Jean Claude Kabengera | December 29, 2016

What journalists can learn from the 2016 US presidential election

After a shocking presidential election, political journalists can take several lessons away from the 2016 campaign.

Elyssa Pachico | November 11, 2016

Two new tools aim to make sharing audio easier

How to share audio using Audiograms and Shortcut, a new Latin American cybersecurity tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 21, 2016

Google News now highlights fact-checks alongside daily news

How Google News’ new tag emphasizes fact-checking, ReliefWeb’s new apps and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | October 14, 2016

Brexit results underscore need for more balanced, vigilant journalism

In the run-up to the recent referendum that saw the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, the media made several dire mistakes. Here's how they can be avoided next time.

Farahnaz Mohammed | July 05, 2016

Q&A with Alexios Mantzarlis: A new age of global fact-checking

Amid the recent Global Fact-Checking Summit, Alexios Mantzarlis of the International Fact-Checking Network shares insights on how far fact-checking has come — and where it's heading next.

Sherry Ricchiardi | June 30, 2016

Q&A with Snopes.com’s Brooke Binkowski: Finding the future of fact-checking

Since its inception in the 1990s, Snopes.com has grown into one of the web's most formidable fact-checking sites. Editor Brooke Binkowski tells IJNet how it happened — and what lies in Snopes' future.

Julie Schwietert Collazo | January 28, 2016

11 tools for verification and fact-checking in 2016

From debunking urban legends to exposing political inaccuracies, IJNet rounds up the best fact-checking tools for 2016.

Sam Berkhead | December 28, 2015

Brazil's Agência Pública fact-checks politicians with Truco platform

The nonprofit journalism outlet first launched the platform, named after a popular South American card game, for Brazil's 2014 presidential elections. Now they're tackling congress and the senate.

Kiratiana Freelon | October 06, 2015

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