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Interview with Alisa Sopova: Lessons from the state of Ukrainian media

Alisa Sopova is a journalist from Donetsk, Ukraine. She spoke to IJNet about the challenges in Ukrainian media, and what journalists and non-journalists can learn from the country. 

Sam Berkhead | July 31, 2018

ICFJ learning module takes readers through the history of ‘fake news’ and disinformation

The 21st century has seen information weaponized on an unprecedented scale. A new resource published by the International Center for Journalists plots the current crisis on an international timeline.

Julie Posetti and Alice Matthews | July 23, 2018

Artificial intelligence as tool to fight fake news, social bots in Brazil's elections

New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.

Jéssica Cruz | June 11, 2018

New report highlights what’s missing from the research on fake news

A report from Hewlett Foundation compares existing studies on disinformation, social media, and political polarization; focusing on what key information is still missing from these studies.

Laura Hazard Owen | March 22, 2018

Can soft power combat misinformation?

As misinformation becomes a growing problem in media and politics, many people turn to public authorities. Soft power solutions offer an alternative that doesn't risk government censorship.

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | March 16, 2018

Challenges and strategies to combat fake news in Brazil’s 2018 elections

Election year is always turbulent for journalists and more so in the age of fake news. How to combat disinformation that plagues not only Brazil but the world?

Renata Johnson | February 05, 2018

Reuters Institute highlights new technologies, business models in 2018 digital media predictions

In 2018, media companies will shift how they interact with consumers, creating more personalized services. We recap the latest predictions from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Andria Moore | January 22, 2018

Facebook's News Feed changes attempt to curb the spread of fake news

Facebook announced last week that they will update the structure of the newsfeed in a response to criticism over the spread of fake news. But these changes might not provide the answer.

Laura Hazard Owen | January 19, 2018

Truepic app lets journalists instantly verify images, videos

With its unique technology, Truepic allows its users to capture instantly verified images and videos — and journalists can use the service for free.

Sam Berkhead | December 22, 2017

Reuters Institute survey gives insight into why readers distrust the media

“Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms and consumers over many years.”

Ricardo Bilton | December 15, 2017

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