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Pacific Standard

Mark Oprea

15 February 2019

Mexico

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Independent journalists and upstart news organizations in Mexico have banded together to counter potentially deadly or disruptive fake news with a highly organized fact-checking campaign calling itself Verificado. Bes...

Christian Science Monitor

Eoin O'Carroll

7 February 2019

New York, New York, United States

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Human-based fact checking offers a more dynamic and thorough way to determine the credibility of news outlets than the use of machine learning software. Although humans are still prone to implicit biases, NewsGuard’s ...

The Outline

Brandon Soderberg

30 January 2019

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Where rental stores couldn’t compete, non-profits step in to preserve physical media in the digital age. Despite promises of unlimited access to media, online streaming services have actually reduced the variety of fi...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

29 January 2019

Poland

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Publishing various perspectives fosters civic discourse. In Poland, Projekt Spiecie addresses the challenge of ideological isolation by creating a network of magazines across the political spectrum that all agree to p...

Politico

Max Blau

24 January 2019

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Strengthening the link between local journalism and civic engagement lends a voice to communities long underrepresented. Chicago’s City Bureau brings the newsroom out to neighborhoods and communities. In an effort to ...

BBC

Vibeke Venema

22 January 2019

Ankara, Turkey

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Education for children with autism can be a costly challenge to procure, but an app called Otsimo aims to democratize education by providing software designed specifically for autistic children. Now 3 years old with o...

The New York Times

Amie Tsang

9 December 2018

England

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A percentage of the licensing fee paid by British television watchers to BBC is now being earmarked to support the salaries of reporters. In order to receive funding, newsrooms must assign staff paid by these funds to...

Model D

David Sands

27 November 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Operating as a low-power FM radio station, Detroit’s 96.7 WNUC provides an independent platform for community voices and interests. Programming ranges from shows focusing on Detroit’s musical legacy to discussions of ...

Talk Africa

Mercy Odada

26 October 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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In 2016, Kenya's government instituted a broadcast programming code that required reporting programs to include sign language interpretation. Through this code, people with hearing impairment have access to news and i...

The New York Times Magazine

Nick Confessore

14 August 2018

California, United States

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Alastair Mactaggart, decided he had enough off companies like Facebook and Google, which make trillions of dollars from collecting private data from users. While the U.S. has made attempts to regulate consumer privacy...

Columbia Journalism Review

Jack Crosbie

21 March 2018

United States

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As America’s war in Afghanistan reaches 17 years, the war in Iraq reaches 15 years, and military action continues in other parts of the world there is a need for reporting on these conflicts that is informed, independ...

Wired

Laura Mallonee

3 September 2017

Argentina

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In Argentina, where less than half the country trusts media and most believe mainstream media to be biased, many people are creating their own forms of media. One collective, DTL! Comunicacion Popular, assembles anten...

The Hindu

R. Avadhani

8 April 2017

Zaheerabad, India

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Sangam Radio is India's oldest community radio station as well as the first station run by women. Broadcasting two hours a day, Sangam plays recording of songs collected in the field, personal stories of community mem...

TRT World

Priyanka Borpujari

23 January 2017

El Salvador

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Community radio stations in El Salvador and have made a positive impact in the lives of young adult working at these stations. In a country with high rates of violence and youth gang membership, stations provide a way...

The Atlantic

Adrienne LaFrance

12 December 2016

Netherlands

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By mapping links onto satellite imagery, Radio Garden provides an easy way to listen to the online broadcasts of radio stations around the world. Through these broadcasts, a listener can expand their cultural awarenes...

Shareable

Anna Pratt

16 November 2016

Lafayette, California, United States

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Libraries in the United States have traditionally been centers to consume information, offering users books in quiet isolation. However, a new movement across the country is transforming libraries by providing interne...

Chicago Reporter

Adeshina Emmanuel

22 June 2016

New York, New York, United States

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ClaimStat is a New York city program that uses data to track allegations of police misconduct on a neighborhood level and shares the information with the public, helping prevent lawsuits against the city and diverting...

The New York Times

Amy Harmon

15 March 2016

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Molecular biologists and neuroscientists are tweeting with the hashtag #ASAPbio in protest of a system that keeps research from being shared with the public, typically for more than six months.

Scicasts

Kristina Popova

24 September 2015

London, United Kingdom

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massive increase in the power of digital technology over the past decade allows us today to publish any article, blog post or tweet in a matter of seconds - but science publishing is still lagging behind. A range of ...

The Atlantic

Jillian Kumagai

5 September 2015

Tanzania

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Not all reality shows focus on the lives of the rich and famous. Female Food Heroes, is a Tanzanian reality show in which female farmers compete against each other for a grand prize. Ultimately, it’s not just about th...

PBS NewsHour

Hari Sreenivasan

Judy Woodruff

10 April 2015

Lagos, Nigeria

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With human injustices affecting people on the streets around the world, camera phones have become important tools to document crimes. However, the video may not adequately capture the crime to be persuasive in court. ...

Intelligent Life

James Scudamore

1 January 2014

Vangani, Maharashtra, India

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In India, videos made about the many social problems are secretly broadcasted in different villages to make people aware of the real problem and also aware of what they can do to fix it. Video Volunteers, an organizat...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

1 August 2012

Florida, United States

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Adolescent smoking remains a challenging health problem because of the allure of cigarette branding. Australia is piloting the transformation of cigarette packaging with a generic look that reduces the appeal of smok...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

7 July 2011

New York, New York, United States

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The ability of social media and online civic participation to impact law and politics is still developing, but one social media tool - Friendfactor - was used successfully in New York to help bring about the passage o...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

31 March 2011

United States

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