Tag: conversation

The Oxygen of Amplification by Whitney Philips

“At a certain point you have to realize you’re promoting them.” Whitney Philips discusses the best way to report on extremists, antagonists and manipulators who spread misinformation online.

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Journalism educators take on fake news

By Eric Newton and Kristy Roschke At the Broadcast Education Association convention this weekend in Las Vegas, a quartet of back-to-back “power panels” looked at fake news. It was refreshing to see a full room considering the problems of solutions of counterfeit stories in the digital age, but it was also clear there’s a long […]

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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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News organization to sheriff: We were right and your criticism is wrong. Here’s why, and how.

The Florida Time-Union in Jacksonville, working with ProPublica, did some spectacular data-driven journalism recently.

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