The project will use Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and more to produce "native journalism" for social media communities, rather than directing people off of these platforms to an outside website.
In this week's Digital Media Mash Up by the Center for International Media Assistance, a new tool helps journalists determine fact from fiction on Twitter, a new project follows the trend of topic-specific news sites and more.
Developed by Tow Center for Digital Journalism fellow Craig Silverman, the site separates fact from fiction by tracking the authenticity of news reports as they circulate the web.
The online platform helps make sense of reports about Venezuela's ongoing civil unrest.
The European Journalism Centre's new Verification Handbook is a free, online, "definitive guide to verifying digital content for emergency coverage."
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