Category: blog posts

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News Co/Lab at ONA: Helping Corrections Catch Up To Mistakes

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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Cronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

The support from organization of craigslist founder will help the News Co/Lab fight misinformation, improve journalistic corrections.

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Bringing news corrections further into the Digital Age: a new project

The ASU News Co/Lab is going deep on corrections. Not jails and prisons, but the mea culpas journalists offer when they’ve erred in their public work.

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Science News launches Transparency Project

In this new initiative, science journalists explain how and why stories are reported. 

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6 newsroom-library partnerships to check out

Read on for six insightful collaborations — ranging from high school programs to pop-up newsrooms — to inspire newsrooms of all sizes.

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Working with local newsrooms to improve media literacy in their communities

How can increasing transparency and community engagement help journalists boost community media literacy? Managing Director Kristy Roschke will share News Co/Lab findings at NAMLE’s 2019 conference. 

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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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