How two guys trolled reporters outside Twitter Paid Members Public
In the rush to cover “breaking news” live at Twitter, journalists fell for a fairly simple hoax.
To beat "Fake News", look to… Finland? Paid Members Public
Finland has been fighting Russian information warfare for over five years. What have they learnt?
Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women Paid Members Public
May's Hacks/Hackers brought us AMP-based web-design, Facebook fact-checking, AI email checks, and a new organisation to support women in their careers.
The dangers and rewards of Data Journalism Paid Members Public
[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/03/photo-3631.html] Allison Schrager has a problem with data journalism [http://qz.com/189703/the-problem-with-data-journalism/]: > But I worry that data give commentary a false sense of authority since data analysis is inherently prone to bias. The author’s priors, what he
Should journalists use "words"? Paid Members Public
I’ve not really felt inspired to comment on the whole “should journalists check facts [http://charman-anderson.com/2012/01/13/a-healthy-debate-about-he-said-she-said-journalism/] ” furore, because, really, me rolling my eyes doesn’t make for great blogging. But I couldn’t resist linking to this [http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2012/