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News outlets and social media provide an avalanche of information during a crisis
How do you sift out the accurate from the inaccurate?
Addressing the latest wave of coronavirus misinformation
First Draft created a special section on COVID-19 in its Basic Toolkit for verification. ONA quickly published a COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook and SPJ’s Journalist’s Toolbox maintains its own page of resources for fact-checking coronavirus information. Using these guides and a few select tools can help journalists verify facts and fight misinformation.
How to avoid publishing misleading photos
One of the many challenges journalists face in the misinformation crisis is in images. As storytellers, we circulate an enormous number of images daily — online, in print, and on TV. This gives us a large risk for inadvertently spreading misinformation through inaccurate or misleading photos.
Women in Journalism Workshop 2021
The Women in Journalism Workshop is an annual workshop that focuses on challenges, accomplishments and issues specific to women in the journalism industry today.