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.
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.
An app to find doctors in Nigeria, Innovation Fellowships in Kenya, and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.
From debunking urban legends to exposing political inaccuracies, IJNet rounds up the best fact-checking tools for 2016.
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.
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.
A fact-checking organization with bases in South Africa and Nigeria, Africa Check works to counteract myths and politicians' tall claims.
The European Journalism Centre published the Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting, a 10-chapter manual on finding, verifying and using open-source information.
Can startups encourage citizen journalists to monetize their photos and videos by sending them directly to news outlets? Two budding companies — Broadfy and Newsreps — are on a quest to find out.
Silverman, a fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, penned the new report on how news sites spread and falsify online rumors and unverified information. Here's a preview.
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