December 3, 2018 •
Comment, Research •
by Erik P. Bucy
A new information order is emerging and our societies are under threat from misinformation and bullshit. To counter these developments, Erik P. Bucy advocates for more quality media education and press knowledge. Only then can we turn back...
June 11, 2018 •
Ethics and Quality, Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Mathias Pluess
It’s getting more and more difficult for experts to get their arguments across to a broad public. Mathias Plüss investigates why, and offers six suggestions for improving things....
June 1, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Recent, Specialist Journalism •
by Mevan Babakar
In the current climate the demand for factchecking is increasing. In recent years, new organisations like WikiTribune have suggested crowdsourcing as an attractive and low-cost way for factchecking to scale. But is it a good idea?...
March 8, 2018 •
Digital News, Recent, Research, Specialist Journalism, Technology •
by Caroline Lees
Journalists and computer scientists are working to develop automated fact-checking (AFC) to enable large-scale responses to online misinformation, according to a new Factsheet by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ)....