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Another language, another alphabet: Polish media adds Ukrainian sections amid war
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Poland, which has taken in more Ukrainian refugees than any other country, is launching news products for them.
“With the rise of Telegram, graphic imagery has proliferated in the world of open-source intelligence. Does it serve a purpose?”
A new study finds that NewsGuard’s credibility ratings for news sites helped steer the most frequent consumers of misinformation towards more reliable outlets.
“If someone’s already watching something on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok, why would they set their DVRs for 1:30 a.m.?”
“Instead of focusing on one very small geographic area, that same reporter may look for commonalities and trends across multiple areas.”
More than 50 local newsrooms with just one or two full-time employees made more than $100,000 in annual revenue in 2021.
At their best, they talk explicitly about reader trust — how it gets earned and lost. They lay out their standards and where they fell short. They make opaque newsroom processes transparent. And they show their work.
A body of research shows that stronger, not weaker, moderation of the information ecosystem is what’s needed to combat harmful misinformation.
“We strongly encourage staff to regularly delete historical tweets and other social posts.”
“It has to be something that every level of the news organization is on board with and is taking seriously.”