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Combating Fake News Through Community Outreach
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Combating Fake News Through Community Outreach

To help combat the confusion brought on by fake news, Honolulu Civil Beat is opening its doors to the public to help teach them news ... Read More
What You Can Learn from Niche News Pubs
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What You Can Learn from Niche News Pubs

Niche publications are a big business in 2017. Though they may attract smaller audiences than traditional news outlets, there are hundreds of niche publications, with ... Read More
From Tactical Gear to Typewriters: Veterans-Turned-Journalists Share Tips for Covering the Military
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From Tactical Gear to Typewriters: Veterans-Turned-Journalists Share Tips for Covering the Military

On Veterans Day, we honor the women and men who’ve served in America’s armed forces, and part of honoring that service includes reading and knowing ... Read More
Alliance Statement on Turkish Sentencing of Reporter
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Alliance Statement on Turkish Sentencing of Reporter

The News Media Alliance condemns Ayla Albayrak's sentence and supports the Wall Street Journal in the appeal ... Read More
Another Reporter Sentenced to Jail: Importance of a Free Press
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Another Reporter Sentenced to Jail: Importance of a Free Press

For Free Speech Week, I was going to write about the political climate in the US, but there is an even more egregious attack on ... Read More
Five Answers With Newsweek's Nina Burleigh
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Five Answers With Newsweek’s Nina Burleigh

In the past year, journalism has changed more and faster than in all its previous years combined. Between outlets having to change how they do ... Read More
2017's Best of FOIA (So Far)
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2017’s Best of FOIA (So Far)

Every September, the agencies that handle Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests rush to close as many open requests as possible before the end of ... Read More
Report for America Launches at Google News Lab Summit
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Report for America Launches at Google News Lab Summit

In an effort to support more real news and increase public trust in the news media, Google News Lab, in partnership with The GroundTruth Project, ... Read More
"FOIA Terrorist" Jason Leopold Shines a Light in the Dark
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“FOIA Terrorist” Jason Leopold Shines a Light in the Dark

In 2017, news comes from the Commander in Chief via Twitter posts, and government press briefings have become more combative. The government doesn’t operate in ... Read More
FOIA for Everyone: How You Can Use FOIA on Every Beat
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FOIA for Everyone: How You Can Use FOIA on Every Beat

More and more journalists are relying on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to enhance their reporting and gather valuable information for the public. But ... Read More
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