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Media professionals outline 14 steps to combat industry sexism after conference controversy

A group of international media professionals penned an open letter calling for an end to sexism in the industry, which includes 14 actionable steps toward greater equality and inclusion.

IJNet | June 19, 2018

2018 Data Journalism Award winners announced at GEN Summit

Out of a pool of 600 applicants, 13 winners were selcted and announced at this year's GEN Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Common trends included using larger data sets and engaging readers. 

Daria Sukharchuk | June 19, 2018

Fact-checking around the world: Inside Zimbabwe’s ZimFact

In the latest installment of our series on global fact-checkers, we explore ZimFact in Zimbabwe.

Lungelo Ndhlovu | June 18, 2018

Ahead of Colombia’s elections, this women-driven initiative fact-checks information on WhatsApp

Chicas Poderosas' project, El Poder de Elegir, tackles misinformation on WhatsApp, one of the most-secretive social platforms, to help ensure that Colombian voters are making their decisions based on facts.

Belén Arce Terceros | June 14, 2018

Guidelines for reporting about suicide

Suicide is a sensitive topic and a public health concern that should be reported with care. This article contains tips for responsible reporting from journalists and mental health professionals. 

Cristiana Bedei | June 14, 2018

5 global social media trends to know

These five key trends and charts help us to better understand today’s social media landscape.

Damian Radcliffe | June 13, 2018

Tanzania’s first data news platform sets off a ripple effect in digital storytelling

Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi, launched the country’s first online data-driven news platform, which has inspired enthusiasm for data journalism and digital storytelling throughout Tanzania.

Irene Wangui | June 12, 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

Verificado 2018 fact-checks information on WhatsApp

WhatsApp's private and encrypted messages make it difficult to fight the spread of misinformation on the social platform, but Verificado 2018 has found a way. 

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | June 08, 2018

Tips for reporting on gender-based violence

Experienced gender reporters share tips to to protect sources and avoid sensationalizing or stereotyping stories of gender-based violence.

Cristiana Bedei | June 07, 2018

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