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Fighting Fake News

When it comes to giving people tools to evaluate the credibility of news they get on Facebook and other social media feeds, every little bit helps. Facebook has been called out more than once for its...

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Need we say more?

Twitter may double the number of characters you can use to vent your frustration or share a thought. Roy Peter Clark, a fine writer and long-time writing instructor at Poynter Institute, argues shorter...

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Trust, Truth & Technology

This article is great analysis of the challenges journalism faces in the post-truth world. It also proposes a model to meet those challenges. Charlie Beckett is the founding Director of Polis, a think...

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Check it out, eh?

Psst - want a bunnyhug? It will cost you - anywhere from $25 to $60 I am guessing. That would be the tab for a hooded sweatshirt in Saskatchewan. You may know the garment as a “hoodie.” It all depends...

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What do the pros say?

The CJR asked some of the best and the brightest, as well as some up-and-comers, about the best advice they ever got from mentors and fellow journalists. The list isn’t surprising, but it is an eloquent...

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Restoring Faith in Journalism

Journalists have been feeling under siege of late. Public trust is eroding. The business is in constant flux. Even for those of you not in the business, reading this will restore your faith in the value...

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How Now Brown Cow

Did you know that 7% of American adults think chocolate milk comes from brown cows? Seriously, I read it in a survey. You must have seen it - it was one of those things that was all over social media....

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A Reading List for Journalists

The editors of the Columbia Journalism Review asked journalists, academics and critics what books they would recommend for journalists to improve their craft. It is a wide ranging and eclectic list, including...

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