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Sophie Nicholson / Poynter:
In a year, Agence France Presse went from having one staffer on its fact-checking team to employing 20+ globally   —  In the above image, an unidentified woman takes a phone call at the headquarters of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP), in Paris Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003.
Dec 23, 2018, 6:55 AM - In context

Al Tompkins / Poynter:
To ensure BBC's Outside Source had equal numbers of female and male guests, it tracked gender, expanded its contact list, and helped women feel at ease on air   —  BBC anchor Ros Atkins wondered why his organization set such high standards for production, accuracy and political balance …
Dec 7, 2018, 5:25 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network launches a three episode podcast, (Mis)informed, about fact-checking and fake news   —  Who is fact-checking for?  How can reporters avoid amplifying bogus claims?  And is fact-checking even the best way to fight online fakery?
Dec 6, 2018, 8:50 PM - In context

Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Inside NJ.com's The Force Report, which examined 72K+ incident forms from 2012 to 2016 to expose patterns of use of force by police statewide   —  Reporters at NJ.com took 72,607 incident forms from 565 municipalities in the last five years.  —  It took 506 public records requests.
Dec 6, 2018, 6:30 AM - In context

Kristen Hare / Poynter:
Profile of The Times-Picayune food team of 3 journalists running NOLA.com which, between its Instagram account and Facebook group, has almost 100K followers   —  The Times-Picayune has its own Instagram account with more than 56,000 followers.  It has a Facebook group, too, with more than 42,500 members.
Dec 2, 2018, 6:05 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Ahead of elections in 2019, First Draft launches CrossCheck Nigeria, a collaborative effort with 16 media orgs to debunk misinformation on WhatsApp and Facebook   —  With elections over in the United States and Brazil, eyes are turning toward misinformation in Nigeria.
Dec 2, 2018, 1:55 AM - In context

Kristen Hare / Poynter:
ICIJ, the team which helped coordinate the Panama Papers, worked with over 250 journalists in 36 countries on a new series about medical devices   —  More than 250 journalists in 36 countries teamed up for the latest project from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
Nov 26, 2018, 1:35 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Analysis of 14M tweets from May 2016 and March 2017 found bots accounted for 34% of shares of articles from low-credibility sources but were only 6% of accounts   —  Since the 2016 American election, there has been a lot of speculation about the role that bots played in spreading online misinformation.
Nov 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
The absence of local fact-checking during key midterm races in NV, NM, OH, PA exemplifies the decline of local fact-checking alongside local journalism   —  In the lead up to the midterms in the United States, plenty of fact-checkers covered contentious political battles around the country.
Nov 16, 2018, 5:10 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
WhatsApp to distribute $50K each to 20 projects from 11 countries to research spread of misinformation on the platform; WhatsApp won't provide any user data   —  WhatsApp is paying a group of researchers to investigate how misinformation spreads on its platform.
Nov 13, 2018, 1:35 PM - In context




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