Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
March 21, 2012, 12:35 p.m.
LINK:  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   March 21, 2012

A partnership that would have been pretty unthinkable for the pre-John Paton JRC. ProPublica’s Mike Webb:

This morning, ProPublica and Digital First Media announced a partnership where the two news organizations will work together to develop local stories in markets across the country using ProPublica’s national news applications databases. Under the agreement, MediaNews Group, and Journal Register Company newspapers will have pre-publication access to most ProPublica news applications, enabling them to use data from those apps to quickly publish local stories.

Here’s Digital First’s release.

Show tags Show comments / Leave a comment
Join the 50,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
Not all protests get treated equally. Stories about women’s marches and anti-Trump protests give more voice to the protesters than those about Black Lives Matter and other anti-racism protests.
Instagram is busy fact-checking memes and rainbow hills while leaving political lies alone
Plus: Emphasizing a publisher’s name on social doesn’t seem to impact readers’ misinfo radar much one way or the other.
Is this video “missing context,” “transformed,” or “edited”? This effort wants to standardize how we categorize visual misinformation
MediaReview wants to turn the mishmash vocabulary around manipulated photos and video into something structured.