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.
Brush up on your English-language writing skills with these 10 free or almost-free tools.
Plus: Even more bad news for fact-checking, and how a fake news story spread from a Russian “satire” site to FoxNews.com.
For news publishers, sending out an email bulletin to readers can be a great way to engage readers and boost revenues. Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner explains how.
A new comic book-style textbook aims to break the mold of journalism education and enable high school students to see themselves as journalists.
Engaging with a diverse audience can be difficult and daunting. To reach a broader group, Chicago's WBEZ let underrepresented groups ask the questions that would be the basis for future stories.
For freelance journalists, negotiating a fair contract with one's publisher poses a few unique challenges. Veteran journalist Alison Motluk shares what she's learned.
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.
At Sweden's Svenska Dagbladet, an algorithm combines editors' news sensibilities with reader preferences to create a personalized home page for each visitor.
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