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Announcing the Journalism Source Diversity Dashboard and Monitor

The WordPress plugin helps reporters visualize source-diversity proportions for quotes in their article drafts as well as published pieces.

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Signals Research Updates

NewsQ Collaborates With Knowledge Futures Group

For several years, NewsQ has continued to do what it does best: collaborating with others to find solutions for elevating quality journalism online. Besides the contributions of NewsQ’s trusted collaborators, data is the key to identifying how algorithms rank and recommend quality news articles online. Another challenge: due to the scale and multi-year effort needed […]

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Brainstorming How to Assess the Quality of Vaccine News Stories

“While much gets discussed that is problematic in vaccine reporting, we were looking for feedback from experts across journalism, science, and technology about how to identify quality vaccine news.”

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News Ranking Review Panels Updates

Can News Distribution Improve? Journalism Panels Consider the Question

When journalists think about the swirling world of news online, what ways would make it better? How can news distribution — or all the ways that it gets ranked, recommended, and shared — change and produce a “web [of news] we want” (h/t Mozilla)? This is the main question we at the News Quality Initiative […]

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Hacks/Hackers, Partners Awarded Funding to Participate in the 2021 National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator

The team will develop practical interventions that help individuals and community moderators analyze information quality to build trust and address vaccine hesitancy.

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Takeaways from the COVID-19 Community Convening

NewsQ’s KNoW Science, MuckRock, and SciLine organized the COVID-19 Community Convening, an online meeting that connected local newsrooms with science and health experts.

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NewsQ Readings

What We’re Reading: September Updates from the NewsQ Library

A sample of just some of the articles, blog posts, and stories the NewsQ team has been reading recently.

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NewsQ Readings

What We’re Reading: August Updates from the NewsQ Library

A sample of just some of the articles, blog posts, and stories the NewsQ team has been reading recently.

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NewsQ KNoW

Month-long Malayalam Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Generates Hundreds of New Articles, Improves Vaccine Safety Online

During the month-long edit-a-thon, 13 Wikimedians wrote 867 articles about vaccines.

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News Ranking Review Panels Updates

Announcing the NewsQ 2021 Review Panels

As we mentioned earlier this year, NewsQ wants to spend the rest of 2021 zooming out a bit to consider the question of news quality. We will reflect on this question, not at the article level (i.e., “Is this article better than that one?”) but instead will consider, using a broad focus, about how we […]