Author: Michele McLellan

Rethinking our roles in the war for facts

Newsroom change leader Michele McLellan discusses the role of tools and techniques in advancing news awareness.

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Helping people distinguish fact from fiction

(Editor’s note: Newsroom change leader Michele McLellan headed up the News Co/Lab’s reporting on Best Practices. In this, the third of four posts, Michele discusses the role of education in advancing news awareness.) Every day, people on social media like and share information that is either flat-out false or so highly distorted it thoroughly tramples […]

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Engaging with communities is a vital part of providing news

(Editor’s note: Newsroom change leader Michele McLellan headed up the News Co/Lab’s reporting on Best Practices. In this, the second of four posts, Michele discusses the role of engagement in advancing news awareness and increasing journalism credibility.) Transparency — being open about how news is produced — is essential to helping people better understand how […]

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Best Practices: What we are Learning

(Editor’s note: Newsroom change leader Michele McLellan headed up the News Co/Lab’s reporting on Best Practices. We defined best practices as tools or techniques that improve news and at the same time help people (including journalists themselves) better understand how news works in the digital age. In this, the first of four posts, Michele discusses […]

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