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CPJ uses SecureDrop to protect journalists under fire

How journalists can securely seek protection, Edward Snowden speaks out about the media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 13, 2016

How a fact-checker aims to advance Northern Ireland's peace process

Newly launched fact-checking site FactCheckNI works to ease lingering tensions in Northern Ireland with objective, balanced and nonpartisan coverage and analyses.

Sam Berkhead | April 13, 2016

ONA’s social newsgathering ethics code highlights ethical guidelines, best practices

Social newsgathering has its own complex set of potential ethical pitfalls, from verification to giving credit to the content creator. Here’s how ONA’s new ethics code can help.

IJNet | April 07, 2016

Inside Newzulu’s plans to become the go-to platform for verified, crowdsourced content

By verifying citizen and freelance journalism before distributing it, Newzulu is a news wire that aims toward a more innovative business model, says Laura Placide, editor-in-chief.

Dena Levitz | March 02, 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
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ICFJ Knight roundup: Dodgy Doctor app launches in Nigeria to help users find quality care

An app to find doctors in Nigeria, Innovation Fellowships in Kenya, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Jefferson Mok | January 08, 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

Animal Político and Chequeado share tips on covering elections, politics

Dulce Ramos and Pablo M. Fernández participated in a live chat on data verification and coverage of political campaigns organized by IJNet. Review their tips here.

Santiago Sánchez | September 04, 2015

Cargografías informs voters, journalists with data visualization of politicians' careers

An Argentine open-source site uses a timeline visualization to track the complete career of more than 2,400 local politicians, including all current presidential candidates.

Federico Ricciardi | August 04, 2015

Africa Check key to identifying false claims during Ebola crisis, elections

A fact-checking organization with bases in South Africa and Nigeria, Africa Check works to counteract myths and politicians' tall claims.

Ashley Nguyen | May 07, 2015

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