Category: blog posts

Engaged journalism program to bridge research and practice

News Co/Lab Managing Director Kristy Roschke is heading to Washington, D.C., to share a recent Fresno Bee and Spaceship Media collaboration at the International Communication Association pre-conference.

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Annotation’s role in more transparent and conversational journalism

News Co/Lab Co-founder Dan Gillmor will discuss how journalists and journalism educators can use annotation to increase transparency at the I Annotate 2019 conference May 23.

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McClatchy launches story-level feature to boost journalistic transparency

Discover how a major news company has built a new CMS tool to help its journalists make a transparent leap forward.

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The Trust Project: Growing in 2019

Founder Sally Lehrman discusses how research is helping mold the organization’s future efforts.

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Moving as one toward bigger ‘new literacy’ goals

Eric Newton outlines 11 goals for news and media literacy — goals necessary to meet the challenges of the modern world.

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Helping corrections catch up to mistakes in a social media world

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram published a column that turned out to be wrong. What happened next was the catalyst for an experiment in journalistic transparency that we believe has huge potential.

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Local news can lead in promoting engaged journalism

Engaged journalism is better when it also boosts community news fluency.

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Can “the literacies” get it together?

By working together, the disciplines can distill the key fundamentals of finding, understanding, acting on and creating news and information in the digital age.

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“New literacies” — can we agree on the basics?

It’s all about the capacity to find, understand, act on and create digital news and information. Agreement on the basics is a first step toward collaborating to expand 21st century literacies.

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NiemanLab predictions we’re reading in the News Co/Lab

What does 2019 hold for journalism? Kristy Roschke rounds up 15 insightful NiemanLab predictions in misinformation, engagement, transparency and research.

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Understanding news? We’re not even close

This blog post is an updated excerpt of News Co/Lab co-founder Eric Newton’s report to the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy.

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Can AI help discern fact from fake on social media?

Researchers at ASU’s Data Mining and Machine Learning Lab are pairing artificial intelligence and journalism expertise to better detect misinformation.

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