What We’re Reading This Week 7/8/19

In March, a rumor spread in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, that the president’s wife had banned women from wearing pants or miniskirts which led to women being beaten for wearing them. Fact-checkers hope to prevent the spread of harmful misinformation...
What We’re Reading This Week 6/25/19

What We’re Reading This Week 6/25/19

Six Florida newsrooms are teaming up to cover climate change which is a local story in the state as its residents are already feeling the effects of the heating planet.  The Nieman Lab conducted a study to see how people evaluate the credibility of photos they see...

What We’re Reading This Week 6/11/19

Many news organizations and journalists have pledged to not name the shooter in mass shootings to try to avoid giving perpetrator notoriety.  The Columbia Journalism Review has recruited four journalists to serve as public editors for The New York Times, The...

What We’re Reading This Week 6/3/2019

Large areas around the nation lack access to local broadcast news, called orphan counties. Columbia Journalism Review’s Corey Hutchins chronicles the story of La Plata County, Colorado, and their plea to the FCC to try to get local news. Due to Neilson-drawn...

Stories We’re Following 5/20/2018

Men outnumber women in U.S. newsrooms and in fact-checking positions.  Nurses are rarely used as sources in health news, but make up nearly a third of all healthcare professionals.  Illinois statehouse press has dwindled in recent years, but an Illinois...