UNESCO Handbook to #FightFakeNews

A new manual “Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training” was released by UNESCO for practicing journalists as well as those who teach journalism. Written by experts in the fight against disinformation, the handbook explores the nature of journalism with modules on why trust matters; thinking critically about how digital technology and social platforms are conduits of the information disorder; fighting back against disinformation and misinformation through media and information literacy; fact-checking 101; social media verification and combating online abuse.

Source: UNESCO

Posted on: September 10, 2018

New Investigative Photography Handbook

How do you use a camera for evidence gathering? Investigative Photography, by CJ Clarke, Damien Spleeters, and Juliet Freguson, was launched this week at the Summer School of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in London. This manual has been written for journalists, NGO workers, and others for whom photography could be useful in supporting their work.

Source: Centre for Investigative Journalism

Posted on: July 10, 2013