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News verification platform Truly Media wants to help German news orgs combat fake news ahead of Germanys election
News organizations in Germany are trying to ensure that the fake news scourge that afflicted the 2016 U.S. election doesnt spread to the German elections taking place this Sunday.
Sep 22, 2017 4:24PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
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Stop giving photoshoots and admiring profiles to bros who make AdSense cash writing fake news
The man behind Snopes. Michelle Dean profiles Snopes publisher David Mikkelson in Wired. Hes got the worldview of Eeyore, had Eeyore been obsessed with cataloging the precise history, variety, and growing seasons of thistles in the Hundred Acre Wood.
Sep 22, 2017 12:44PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
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AI is going to be helpful for personalizing news but watch out for journalism turning into marketing
What are the most useful ways to bring artificial intelligence into newsrooms? How can journalists use it in their reporting process? Is it going to replace newsroom jobs? A report out this week from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism looks at how AI can be adapted to journalism. It summarizes a previously off-the-record meeting..
Sep 21, 2017 1:59PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
The voicemails would make you want to cry. When New Orleans WVUE Fox 8 News invited viewers to get in touch and share their healthcare costs, they werent sure what kind of response theyd receive. Would people be willing to dig up the explanation-of-benefits forms theyd received from their insurance companies? Would they be okay.
Sep 21, 2017 1:27PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Philadelphias journalism ecosystem is getting a big infusion of support. The Lenfest Institute announced the winners of its local news innovation grants and its first cohort of entrepreneurs-in-residence Thursday morning. A total of $1 million is going to 12 different projects and to five individuals working on local-news focused projects.
Sep 21, 2017 11:00AM - Nieman Journalism Lab
What is the single most important risk to your news organizations future success? The top answer, according to a new WAN-IFRA report that surveyed 235 news executives and other managers working in media across 68 countries, was reluctance to innovate, followed by concerns over finding new revenue streams and a sustainable business model. (Only 5..
Sep 20, 2017 5:12PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Science publications, take note: 36 percent of U.S. adults get science news a few times in a week.
Sep 20, 2017 4:00PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Newsrooms well-worn refrain about their audiences we need to meet them where they are means something more urgent in the middle of a category five hurricane. Where are the shelters? Where can I get water and food? Where is the storm now? Univision Nathalie Alvaray, Univisions manager of local digital news, and four other..
Sep 20, 2017 2:33PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Of all the emerging technologies that Apple has its eyes on, CEO Tim Cook has seemed particularly excited about augmented reality. Before long, many people will have AR experiences every day, almost like eating three meals a day. It will become that much a part of you,Cook predicted at a tech conference last year.
Sep 19, 2017 4:44PM - Nieman Journalism Lab
Being a local news reporter should be something that young people want to do and its okay if they dont want to do it forever: Thats the idea behind Report for America, a program that launched this week that aims to put emerging journalists into local newsrooms for a year of service. Report for..
Sep 19, 2017 2:41PM - Nieman Journalism Lab