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The founder of PolitiFact finds distracting soundtracks and stale headlines, but also a fair amount of lively and effective content.
Reporters work in the media filing room during the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
“The key to the future of fact-checking is getting the fact-checks virtually instant and making it so the fact-check is presented on the medium that the claim is made on.”
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The database run by the Internet Archive is collecting ads in 20 markets across eight states.
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Smart people talking about building a startup culture, the value of small projects, the curse of expertise, and more.
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“There are more black men in prison than college.” “A dollar spent in the black community stays there for only six hours.” A project at Howard University aims to dispel oft-repeated myths.
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This summer, a team of students is testing whether a database-driven, structured journalism model can work well on topics like urban policing and Uber.
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“Imagine all the wildly different services you could deliver with a building full of writers and developers.”
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Barely 90 days after launch, StopFake is reaching 1.5 million unique visitors a month and bringing social media verification to a conflict being fought both on land and online. Lydia Tomkiw
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The site, backed by the Agence France-Presse Foundation, is starting in South Africa but hopes to spread elsewhere.
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The podcast is working with the app, Rolltape, to make it easier for listeners to submit their own audio.
0In 60 days, drone journalism will be legally possible in any U.S. newsroom
“There are still challenges, and we haven’t even talked about state and local laws that have been piling up while the FAA lumbered toward today. But the future of drones in journalism is much brighter today than it has ever been.”
0Honolulu Civil Beat, after six years of trying life as a for-profit, is becoming a nonprofit after all
The Pierre Omidyar-backed news site is dropping its paywall and launching a membership program as part of the change.
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