Introducing the 2023-2024 RJI Fellows

The newest class of RJI Fellows is working to help newsrooms engage with and accurately represent their communities. Their innovative and practical projects range from teaching journalists how to work with amateur radio operators during natural disasters to improving the quality of reporting on Latino and Hispanic communities.

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