Younger generations better at distinguishing fact from opinion

A new analysis from the Pew Research Center finds that young Americans are better at categorizing factual statements as facts and opinion statements as opinions. 

Christine Schmidt | October 23, 2018

Panelists at SAJA awards share experience, methods to improve newsroom diversity

At the eighteenth annual South Asian Journalists Association's Awards Ceremony, panelists shared their experience as journalists of color and tips for increasing newsroom diversity.

Tabitha Richmond | October 22, 2018

Guide provides practical advice for journalists covering Indigenous communities

In 2011, CBC reporter Duncan McCue published the guide "Reporting in Indigenous Communities," which walks reporters through all steps of the reporting process.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 19, 2018

As the line between fact and opinion blurs, digital editors face challenges

As audiences are confronted with a proliferation of opinions online, how can we ensure debate continues to strengthen democracy while ensuring that not all opinions are not taken as fact?

Jennifer Anne | October 18, 2018

New research suggests Twitter's strategy for fighting misinformation is ineffective

A recent report from Knight finds that most of the accounts spreading fake news on Twitter during the election are still active —and stable — today because Twitter has not banned them.

Laura Hazard Owen | October 17, 2018

To increase newsroom diversity, set goals and be intentional

Creating a diverse and inclusionary newsroom isn’t something that happens naturally. Panelists at the 2018 JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project shared tips for how to do it.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 16, 2018

Photojournalism has a role in constructing peace in conflict areas

Photojournalists discussed the role of images in the search for truth and construction of peace in conflict areas at an event in Colombia.

Alexsandra Canedo | October 15, 2018

5 investigative journalism tipsheets

Presenters from this year's Uncovering Asia conference have created tipsheets based on their presentations.

Alexandra Jegers | October 12, 2018

Cross-border data journalism tips, tools and tricks

Collaborating across countries and time zones is challenging but ICFJ Knight Fellow Jacopo Ottaviani from Code for Africa shares tips to make it easier.

Natalie Van Hoozer | October 11, 2018

Report documents escalating online attacks against journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published a report in July that examines how cyberstalkers operate, who they target and tools they use to wage hate campaigns.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 10, 2018