Tag: Christian Skotte
RJI 2018: Strengthening local journalism, testing practical innovations, and trust and transparency
As another year comes to a close, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute reflects on some of its accomplishments and lessons learned with a mission of helping journalism survive and thrive.
‘Science Friday’ tackles misinformation with socially shareable resources
During this monthly Q&A series, we’re checking in with the 2017-18 Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows to see what’s new with their projects and find out what they’ve learned so far.
Using facts, not fact-checking, to fight fake news
Editor’s note: Starting next week “Science Friday” will launch a series of resources that they’re calling Science Facts. These resources offer short, shareable facts about scientific issues that are controversial in the general public but are settled for scientists. “Science Friday” produced these resources during a fellowship project at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. I was recently … Continued
RJI Fellowship to develop shareable resources to combat misinformation about science
Missouri School of Journalism students are working with a New York-based radio show to reduce the misinformation about science on social media and the web. “Science Friday,” a public radio show, hopes to equip its listeners with socially shareable resources with “just the facts” from scientists, says Christian Skotte, head of digital. This project started … Continued
Reynolds Journalism Institute announces 2017-2018 class of fellows
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has selected six fellowship projects for 2017-2018 that will focus on filter bubbles, bite-size training and business-side analytics. “If you were looking for one word to describe this class, I’d suggest ‘practical,’” said Executive Director Randy Picht. “These projects are built to have an impact from the minute they’re … Continued