In this factsheet, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism provides top-level usage statistics for the most popular sites that independent fact-checkers and other observers have identified as publishers of false news and online disinformation. The focus is on two European countries: France and Italy.
The debate on the rise and spread of hate speech has become more and more lively during the last few years, combining with other debates concerning the “post-truth era” and the rise of populism. But what do we mean exactly by “hate speech”? Is it really a phenomenon on the rise, especially because of the Internet and social networks? And what are the most effective strategies to counter it?
This report by Nic Newman, published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, looks ahead at the trends in media and technology that will shape the news industry in 2018.
Michael Robb, Research Director with Common Sense Media shares helpful tips and advice on how to help kids thrive in a world of media and technology, all while staying safe online.
Apart from providing teachers with tools to tackle fake news in the classroom and beyond, this course intends to offer teachers essential knowledge, tips and tools to handle a wide range of issues such as online abuse, cyberbullying, sextortion, establishing positive online relationships, the impact of technology on health and well-being and, above all, hate speech and radicalisation.
Public Data Lab and First Draft collaborated to develop a free, open-access guide to help students, journalists and researchers investigate misleading and viral content, memes and trolling practices online.
Even in a world where people increasingly get news from social media, the professional news media is still seen as largely to blame for low trust according to a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, which examines the underlying reasons for trust and distrust in the news media (and in social media) across nine countries.
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Journalists in many countries are experimenting with how to build trust and engage with audiences. The study Bridging the Gap: Rebuilding Citizen Trust in the Media, commissioned by Open Society Foundations, profiles organizations that are working to build bridges with their readers, viewers and listeners and deliver relevant news to local audiences.