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Another Step Toward Making Trustworthy News More Global

It’s never been easier to widely distribute trustworthy news and information, yet it’s never been easier to spread and amplify disinformation too. The News Integrity Initiative (NII) at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is doing really important work to fight that disinformation.
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How Can Tech Communities Help Deal With Disinformation?

Transparency in both news and the government is really important. Unfortunately it isn't the norm, and we can't assume that orgs are factchecking for us. One nonpartisan nonprofit, the First Amendment Coalition (FAC), works to protect and promote freedom of expression and the people’s right to know.
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TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

Folks, the global TruthBuzz challenge aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. This is being hosted by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). TruthBuzz wants your creative solutions for taking fact-checking beyond long-form explanations and bullet points.
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Facebook Launches Tool to Fight Misinformation

People want to see accurate information on Facebook and across the web. As a response, Facebook just launched a new educational tool to fight misinformation. False news and hoaxes are harmful to our community and make the world less informed. We all have a responsibility to curb the spread of false news.
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How Tech Giants Are Banding Together to Fight Fake News

In high school US history, I learned that a trustworthy press is the immune system of democracy. As a news consumer, like most folks, I want news we can trust. That means standing up for trustworthy news media and learning how to spot clickbait and deceptive news.
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Why Putting An End To Fake News Is Good for Democracy

A trustworthy press is the immune system of democracy - something I've been saying for years. As citizens we can only make informed decisions when we have news we can trust. Independent investigative reporting is essential to shooting down false claims and exposing bad actors.
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Wikimedia Launches New Program To Fight Online Harassment

Did you know that 40% of internet users, and as many as 70% of younger users have personally experienced harassment online? And more than half of people who reported experiencing harassment also reported decreasing their participation in the Wikimedia community.
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How The Poynter Institute Plans to Help Journalism’s Ethics Problems

Guest blog post by Kelly McBride, Poynter

Journalism ethics evolve in a way that is unique to an unlicensed profession. Developments in the news industry’s policies and practices are often unpredictable and difficult to bring about.
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From Barriers to Benefits: Impact of Community Radio in Western Kenya

Earlier this year, we shared a blog post about overcoming barriers to tech and community radio in Western Kenya. This is a follow up about the impact of community radio on Mfangano Island from the folks at Organic Health Response. . .
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Journalism Ethics and the Simple-Minded Nerd

I’m a news consumer, and just want news I can trust. I’m supporting trustworthy journalism via efforts like TheTrustProject.