Plus: Surrounding fake news with real news, fake news games, and Kenya faces an election.
Journalists hoping to build a strong brand presence on social media often face a number of challenges. Three journalists share what they've learned about personal branding in the digital space.
At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.
Through strong, eye-catching visuals and substantive storytelling, VICE Media is taking a unique approach to producing video for social media.
For journalists using Facebook for their work, taking the proper security measures is key. This new guide from the European Journalism Centre and the Facebook Journalism Project outlines what you need to know.
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.
Plus: Even more bad news for fact-checking, and how a fake news story spread from a Russian “satire” site to FoxNews.com.
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.
Plus: The faces of a Russian botnet, an alt-right newsletter to subscribe to, and “falsehoods in a forest of facts.”
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