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Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017When CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett hears journalists worrying about being labeled the enemy of the Trump administration, he points to history.
CBS’ Major Garrett to journalists: Look to history for comfort during early Trump presidency
March 15, 2017
In a head-to-head experiment, e-newsletter content chosen by the reader outperformed e-newsletter content selected by an editor.
Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017“We’ve got to stop whining and just do our jobs,” Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts said Thursday at the 2017 Hurley Symposium, “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting.”
White House press corps: We’re not whining, we’re working
March 14, 2017
Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations say their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions.
Fact-checkers believe appetite for accuracy will grow despite a lack of trust in news
March 13, 2017
MediaShift PodcastIn the news this week, a massive trove of classified CIA documents were released by WikiLeaks, showing how the spy agency can hack into iPhones, Android phones and even smart TVs.
MediaShift Podcast 224: WikiLeaks’ CIA docs show smartphone, TV vulnerabilities
March 10, 2017
Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017American adults believe they’re much less likely than their friends to share fake news stories on social media, but when pressed, nearly six in 10 will admit they’ve probably shared such a story by accident.
Faux news in the digital age: Survey results
March 8, 2017
Futures Lab UpdateHow can 360 video in Daydream VR help The Wall Street Journal tell stories in new ways?
FL#185: 360-degree VR video from The Wall Street Journal
March 8, 2017
Mike Zweifel was working in the spirit of that most distinct quality of American democracy — compromise — when he built a press pen for the Republican watch party on election night.
Storytelling ToolsWho in the news is lying? Who's telling the truth? To find out we dive into the PolitiFact data.
True or false: PolitiFact, pols and pundits
March 7, 2017
MediaShift PodcastIn the news this week, Snap Inc. had a soaring stock market debut, valuing the maker of Snapchat at an eye-popping $33 billion. Not bad for a company that lost half a billion dollars last year.
MediaShift Podcast 223: SNAP stock more like FB or TWTR?; YouTube TV’s skinny bundle
March 3, 2017