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Journalist of the month: Edgard Matsuki

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.

Renata Johnson | June 14, 2017

App allows journalists to follow the crowd and find breaking stories

How journalists can use Populace, an app that reads social media data to display crowd density, to find breaking stories as they happen.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | June 13, 2017

10 tools to help you improve your English writing skills

Brush up on your English-language writing skills with these 10 free or almost-free tools.

Sam Berkhead | June 12, 2017

Real news about fake news: Brits and Europeans less likely to share false stories than Americans

Plus: Even more bad news for fact-checking, and how a fake news story spread from a Russian “satire” site to FoxNews.com.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | June 09, 2017

Email newsletters help boost news media's bottom line

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.

James Breiner | June 08, 2017

Textbook aims to teach journalism and news literacy to kids and teens — one comic at a time

A new comic book-style textbook aims to break the mold of journalism education and enable high school students to see themselves as journalists.

Sam Berkhead | June 07, 2017

How a Chicago radio station connected with a more diverse audience

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.

Em Okrepkie | June 06, 2017

5 tips for negotiating a freelance contract

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.

Clothilde Goujard | June 05, 2017

Real news about fake news: Tech investors set their sights on the misinformation crisis

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.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | June 02, 2017

How an algorithm can decide what news you read online

At Sweden's Svenska Dagbladet, an algorithm combines editors' news sensibilities with reader preferences to create a personalized home page for each visitor.

Rachel Wise, Reynolds Journalism Institute | June 02, 2017

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