Gaelle Faure, AFP Fact-checking editor

Lessons Learned from Investigating Misinformation Around the World

Gaëlle Faure edits stories about misinformation written by digital investigative and verification reporters based in Agence France-Presse’s bureaus in Africa, and also works on fact-check training for journalists around the world. In this interview, she speaks about her job at AFP and about the challenges that misinformation poses to journalists around the world.

Programas membresías latam

How Mission-Driven News Sites Are Betting on Reader Revenue in Latin America

For digital-first news outlets in Latin America, lessons learned from reader-funding experiments are being transformed into highly tailored membership programs that offer a chance at a more sustainable future. Independent, mission-driven or subject-specific news sites, in particular, are leading the way, converting close relationships with audiences into funding through editorially-linked, labor-intensive initiatives.

What We’re Reading: Pakistani and Zimbabwean Journalists Detained, Race and the Newsroom, and Tips for Interviewing

In this week’s Friday 5, where we round up key reads from around the world in English, one journalist from Zimbabwe and another from Pakistan were abducted and detained, the Reuters Institute report on Race and Leadership in the News Media was released, and NPR’s Terry Gross and The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro offered up some tips on interviewing.