Since young people find authenticity, fairness, diversity and inclusiveness “critically important,” incorporating these values into news coverage can help draw in this demographic.
In one introductory reporting class, college students are learning the importance of showing their work.
What do journalistic corrections — and policies on how they should work — have in common across the news craft? Not much, apart from a consensus that forthright, prompt corrections of errors are a hallmark of integrity.
There hasn’t been much research specifically on journalistic corrections in the digital age, but we do know this: Corrections are complicated and — in key ways — difficult.
What happens when you get people from major news organizations, tech platform companies and academia together to talk about journalistic corrections and how to make them more effective in a digital media environment?
The former DocumentCloud technical director is developing a browser-based application journalists can use to better share corrections.
While one-third of young Australians feel confident about spotting fake news online, most rarely or never try to find out if online news stories are true or not.
People with higher levels of news literacy are less likely to use social media for their news, preferring more trusted sources instead. People who do get their news from social media are much less skeptical of online news, which makes them vulnerable to misinformation.
The Uppsala University research noted nine out of 10 teenagers couldn’t distinguish a news story from an advertisement.
At the upcoming ONA conference, the News Co/Lab will discuss its new project to help modernize journalistic corrections — leading to greater trust in journalism and deeper connections between newsrooms and the communities they serve.
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