The ARTT Guide software tool presents, for the first time, a unique framework of possible responses for everyday conversations around tricky topics, all informed by online information analysis, to help motivated citizens answer the question: “What do I say (and how do I say it)?”
The interview was with Public Health Review Morning Edition, a daily podcast covering public health.
A new questionnaire aims to help answer this question The COVID-19 pandemic has called attention to the importance of reliable health and science reporting. This type of reporting can have a powerful effect on the public’s understanding of, and attitude toward, scientific topics. However, because health and science reporting often involve the communication of complex […]
As we mentioned in this earlier post, NewsQ has started a project with Knowledge Futures Group that will allow members of the Wikipedia community to use data, based upon previous Wikipedian deliberations, to achieve a more robust, defensible consensus around reliable sources. We are collaborating with experienced Wikipedia editors participating in the Wikimedia DC chapter […]
A new paper discusses how the effort to prioritize news content according to journalistic values belongs to a larger question regarding the role of expertise within democratic societies.
The WordPress plugin helps reporters visualize source-diversity proportions for quotes in their article drafts as well as published pieces.
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 […]
“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.”
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 […]
The team will develop practical interventions that help individuals and community moderators analyze information quality to build trust and address vaccine hesitancy.