This handbook aims to provide practical guidelines, tips and best practice for social media news video production, based on the experience the Al Jazeera Media Network has been building over the last few years.
Big decisions about people’s lives are increasingly made by software systems and algorithms. This primer explores issues of algorithmic accountability, or the process of assigning responsibility for harm when algorithmic decision-making results in discriminatory and inequitable outcomes.
Featuring Fred Fact, the cartoon walks readers through seven simple ways they can use their smartphones to check information and become a more discerning media consumer.
Are you looking for a basic online primer on fact-checking and verification? Hands-On Fact-Checking: A Short Course was created by the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the American Press Institute, and funded by the Google News Initiative.
Beyond The Headlines is EAVI’s online news verification game. It was developed with the help of EAVI’s individual members and has been tested at the Beyond Fake News workshop at ECAS with a great response.
The 2018 Media Literacy index of the Open Society Institute in Sofia says Balkan countries are the most susceptible in Europe to ‘fake’ news – owing to their highly controlled media, low educational levels and low levels of trust in society.
The guide consists of three distinct sections, addressing respectively:
1. Journalists and online bloggers when they cover M&R stories; 2. Migrants and Refugees; 3. Organisations working with migrants and refugees.
The new Media Diversity Institute (MDI) guide to countering hate speech on Twitter is available in 5 languages - English, French, Hungarian, Serbian and Greek.
By the end of this course, you should have a clearer picture of what disinformation, misinformation, and their various forms mean for the online world, and what impact they might have on society. The authors also hope you will be able to assess the online content more critically while familiarised with various techniques and tools that will help you during your everyday life on the internet.