To assist both practitioners and supporters of investigative journalism, the authors examine a wide variety of views on how to measure the impact of investigative journalism quantitatively. They report that “the metrics available aren’t as straightforward as measuring audience or tracking website traffic”.
In the recent webinar hosted by GFMD, panellists have shared their insights on how audience data can be used for project design, informing project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, and how it can be used by local news media. This exercise aimed to showcase current developments in the field of digital audience analytics.
“After years in the doldrums, support to independent media shows signs of being revitalised. Many donors are recognising that prospects for human progress in the 21st century are increasingly tied to how people are informed or misinformed”, writes James Deane in a blog originally published on www.bbc.co.uk.
“Tracking donor efforts to support media development is fundamental to assessing whether enough resources are being directed at these efforts, and whether those resources are being channeled to the areas of most pressing need”, writes Daniel O’Maley on www.cima.ned.org.
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.
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?