The Global Council to Build Trust in Media and Fight Misinformation was announced on 12 April 2018 at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. The Council will come together around the core issues of information sharing, innovation, collaboration and co-ordination of initiatives.
Four winners of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Prototype Fund Challenge presented tools and strategies to fight disinformation and increase trust in the media during a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, Texas.
The call is directed at the European Commission suggesting that in addition to condemning the recent killings of Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak and Daphne Caruana Galizia and calling upon authorities to address them on the national level the Commission should come up with better ways to protect journalists and journalism on the EU level.
To respond to interest of funders about the role they can play in supporting news and community information, Media Impact Funders network has produced an updated version of Journalism and Media Grantmaking: Five Things You Need to Know and Five Ways to Get Started .
2017 was marked by a number of relevant new as well as ongoing developments to the global media landscape. From fake news and content policy, to the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) and the growth of cryptocurrencies, new issues are constantly emerging that challenge existing thought and practice.
The News Integrity Initiative at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is pleased to announce $2.5 million in grants to Internews and the European Journalism Centre to support community-focused journalism around the globe. NII is building an alliance of partners from different sectors devoted to a vision of journalism that serves as a force for building trust.
“Defending Journalism”, a new global study by International Media Support (IMS), analyses the efforts to safeguard journalists in seven countries where environments of conflict and instability challenges the ability of journalists to produce good, in-depth journalism.
The State of Technology in Global Newsrooms investigates how are journalists adapting to the digital technology and changes that are taking place in their newsrooms. Are journalists keeping pace with the digital revolution?