Starting in May, Facebook will also solicit ideas for ways to build community through local news, looking for around 100 participants to receive funding and mentorship.
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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram experiments with the right way to issue a correction on social media.
Eighteen students across the country have helped fact-check the internet by creating videos that focus on how you can debunk misinformation online.
More than 2,000 U.S. local news organizations and 13,000 local journalists use social monitoring tool CrowdTangle. Here are some ways publishers can use CrowdTangle to build business value, digital literacy and a centralized social strategy.
73% of Reddit users use the platform for news. Other social media platforms that are followed heavily for their news content: Twitter and Facebook.
Mandy Jenkins says leaving Facebook or social media in general is the last thing journalists should do.
“We just followed our public mandate and general mission to inform as many of our citizens, wherever they may be.”
Patrick Healy, the Times’ politics editor and previously a reporter covering the 2004, 2008 and 2016 campaigns, is starting a Twitter project to give readers insight into the decision-making that shapes The New York Times’ political coverage.
“The bad guys — the fake-news makers, bots, trolls, and scammers — will gladly take over the community organizer roles we leave vacant. They’re pretty good at this sort of thing.”
While most people use Instagram as a photo platform, National Geographic writer Neil Shea uses it as a place to tell stories that don’t make it to print.