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Factually: Teaching fact-checking in Bolivia

One of the greatest strengths of the fact-checking community is its commitment to collaboration and knowledge-sharing across borders. Such was the case last week when Miriam Valverde, a fact-checker covering immigration for (Poynter-owned) PolitiFact (and Daniel’s colleague), traveled to La Paz, Bolivia, to teach fact-checking skills to journalists. Organized by the nonprofit Fundación para el […]

Need to Know: July 25, 2019

Look past the ‘optics’ of Mueller testimony, news website traffic plateaus, and please explain why a source was not available

Need to Know: July 24, 2019

How to decide which ideas to pursue, do statewide investigations with partners, and the freelancer’s struggle to get paid

Need to Know: July 23, 2019

Letting journalists plan your events, advice columns are great for engagement, and keep your subscription options simple

Need to Know: July 22, 2019

How to develop products for audience needs, European lessons for engaged journalism, and what unpaid contributor models might support

Need to Know: July 19, 2019

GateHouse-Gannett merger talks, how necessary is your journalism, and can local news blossom again in Youngstown

Factually: Games to teach media literacy

In this newsletter, we spend a lot of time highlighting how misinformation is a global problem. To that end, fact-checkers and others are trying to promote more media literacy worldwide — and some of those efforts are quite fun. In the past few years, several games aimed at teaching people fact-checking skills and how to spot […]

Need to Know: July 18, 2019

How journalists can work with historians, can podcasts be listener-supported, and should journalists decide what is ‘racist’

Need to Know: July 17, 2019

How to get reader feedback every day, what worries young journalists, and why you should think more about the power of nostalgia

Need to Know: July 16, 2019

How to investigate on Facebook, how one state created funding for local news, and when discount subscriptions may backfire