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Addressing 'fake news' through sound science

For any person used to a reasoned and balanced interpretation of facts, the 'fake news' era is of great concern. To combat misinformation, researchers have proposed a new international non-governmental organization.

Digital Journal’s top science articles of the year

From super-fast 3D printers to a major leap forwards with gene editing to address genetic diseases, Digital Journal continues to provide cutting-edge science and technology features. We present the pick of 2017.

Journalists using virtual reality should show moderation

Virtual reality can pull readers over to news sites to view immersive content; however, the extent of this needs to be moderated otherwise news credibility will suffer. Journalists should take note in this era of fake and misleading news.

Nearly 200 journalists under Italy police protection: govt

Rome - Nearly 200 journalists receive some kind of police protection in Italy, the government said on Wednesday, citing an "emerging phenomenon" of rightwing threats against news organisations.

Karam al-Masri: Syrian journalist who documented his city's destruction

Washington - Journalist Karam al-Masri was wounded multiple times and detained by both the Syrian government and the Islamic State group, but still yearns to return to conflict reporting.

Digitalization of journalism into a research hub Special

London - The British Library is the repository of newspapers dating back to the 1600s together with a growing collection of radio, television and web news. Most of the content is now available digitally, providing an indispensable journalistic resource.

Kyle Stevens opens up about digital transformation of journalism Special

New York celebrity interviewer and media personality Kyle Stevens opened up about his inspiration to pursue journalism, and he discussed the digital transformation of contemporary journalism.

Augmented reality used by publishers to aid reader understanding

Media publishers are using augmented reality technology to create more immersive material and help people understand their content. 36 percent of publishers are thought to be exploring the tech with some big organisations, like Quartz, getting on board.

50 percent of web users 'would not revisit' pages with popup ads

Google has published research detailing how annoying ads impact browsing habits. The company said 50 percent of web users will not return to a site that uses intrusive popup ads. Google intends to help sites migrate to more effective alternative formats.

Is it possible for a robot to write the news?

The future of media may one day involve news articles being by robots. These may not be the most in-depth or creative pieces; but standard news reports could be created in seconds by artificial intelligence.

Owen O'Brien talks digital transformation of sports journalism Special

Newsday sports reporter Owen O'Brien sat down and chatted with Digital Journal about the digital transformation of the contemporary journalism scene.

Google News redesign brings a cleaner look and more fact checking

Google has announced a long-overdue overhaul of Google News on the web. The completely redesigned desktop site is more spacious and modern, featuring an upgraded sidebar, new personalisation options and emphasised "Fact Check" tags.

Wikipedia creator fights fake news with volunteer-led journalism

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is launching a news site to oppose the spread of fake news by putting fact-checking and neutrality at the heart of each article. The site will use volunteers to check and edit articles written by professional journalists.

Google's new 'Fact Check' tags help combat fake news

Google has announced a new fact check feature as part of its latest effort to resist the spread of fake news. Websites accredited as "authoritative sources" will now be highlighted in search results and a "fact check" tag shown for investigated claims.

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

Washington - A global alliance of tech industry and academic organizations unveiled plans on Monday to work together to combat the spread of "fake news" and improve public understanding of journalism.

Op-Ed: What do journalists make? Digital Journal has the answer

The relationship between the public and the media has never been more fraught. Journalism and punditry have, in many ways, shown themselves to be out of touch with the reality that people faced this year.

Interviewing the Interviewer: Sports journalist Nkwa Asonye Jr. Special

Veteran sports journalist Nkwa Asonye Jr. chatted with Digital Journal about his respected career in sports journalism, and he offered advice for hopefuls.

Facebook was reportedly scared of suppressing right-wing sites

Facebook has repeatedly insisted that the fake news stories which spread across its social network during the presidential election did not impact the results.

Five things to know about WikiLeaks

Paris - WikiLeaks has made global headlines for 10 years by releasing millions of classified documents, embarrassing governments worldwide but also raising fears that the revelations may have put lives in danger.

WikiLeaks vows to release 'significant' material on US election

Berlin - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pledged Tuesday to publish "significant" new material on the US election before the November 8 vote, speaking on the 10th anniversary of the online leaking platform.

WikiLeaks marks 10th birthday with vow of key US vote leaks

Berlin - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vowed Tuesday to publish new "significant" documents related to the US presidential election ahead of the November 8 vote, as the online leaking platform celebrated its 10th birthday in defiant mood.

Ten years on, WikiLeaks and Assange as controversial as ever

Berlin - Celebrating its 10th anniversary this week, anonymous whistleblowing platform WikiLeaks can look back on a decade that saw it turn classified documents into global headlines and inspire a host of copycat leaks.

Data driven journalism celebrated at awards ceremony

One role of the journalist is to report the news. It is also to select and interpret the information for the reader, especially in the case of complex reports. The best journalism does not hide from the data, according to the Global Editors Network.

Op-Ed: How to write a good science article

London - Science can easily be misreported, especially for the wilder headline seeking claims. How can a good science article be structured? Digital Journal's science editor-at-large provides some top tips.

China seeks apology from French journalist over Xinjiang article

Beijing - A French journalist in China faces imminent expulsion for writing an article on China’s anti-terrorism policies in the western region of Xinjiang. Reportedly Ursula Gauthier's press credentials would be suspended, prompting her to leave China.

Op-Ed: End of press freedom in Turkey signals end of Erdogan Special

Istanbul - Yesterday on live television, Turkish police closed a TV news station in Istanbul allegedly linked to a foe of President Tayyip Erdogan. Is this the end of journalistic freedom in Turkey or the end of Islamist leader Erdogan?

Op-Ed: The many futures of journalism — Finding a theory that works

Modern journalism is a very different culture to the tabloid/broadsheet/Hearst/ New York Times mix of the past. The boundaries have expanded exponentially, and the subject matter has gone with it. It's a question of who's driving who.

Digital Journal Group acquires award-winning content marketing measurement pioneer SqueezeCMM

Toronto - It's a big statement when a customer acquires a vendor, and SqueezeCMM Inc. is delighted to announce today that one of its early alpha customers, Digital Journal Group, has acquired its content marketing measurement business.

Brazilian radio host gunned down during live broadcast

Rio De Janeiro - A reform-minded Brazilian journalist and talk show host was murdered while on the air Thursday during his daytime radio show.

Op-Ed: A tribute to Jon Stewart, the ultimate comic patriot

Jon Stewart is more than a comedian who landed a plum job on late-night TV. Tonight, he leaves The Daily Show and reminds us how he's evolved to become an entertainer, patriot, no-bullshit journalist and critic of deep injustices plaguing America.
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