At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.
Through strong, eye-catching visuals and substantive storytelling, VICE Media is taking a unique approach to producing video for social media.
For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.
Brazilian journalist Edgard Matsuki is a pioneer in combating misinformation in his country. In 2013, he created Boatos.org after noticing the growing trend of false information on the internet.
How journalists can use Populace, an app that reads social media data to display crowd density, to find breaking stories as they happen.
Plus: Even more bad news for fact-checking, and how a fake news story spread from a Russian “satire” site to FoxNews.com.
Plus: Make your own fake Facebook story, “giant man-bats that spent their days collecting fruit and holding animated conversations,” and the AP’s guidelines on fake news.
Plus: The faces of a Russian botnet, an alt-right newsletter to subscribe to, and “falsehoods in a forest of facts.”
Plus: A new report on the many types of trolls, and what happens when fact and fiction get blended together.
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.
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