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NewsQ Updates

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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NewsQ Updates

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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News Algorithms

What is the Relationship Between Fact-checks and Accuracy? (Part II)

Taking fact-checking as a straightforward signal for accuracy proves difficult because determining accuracy itself is challenging

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News Algorithms Signals Research

What is the Relationship Between Fact-checks and Accuracy?

The first of two blog posts. Many news consumers are unclear about the practice of fact-checking, which is commonly used as a proxy for accuracy in journalism. Over the course of two blog posts, I’ll dig deeper into what fact-checking actually is, in practice, and what it aspires to be. The second blog post will […]

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Signals Research

How are Trust, Standards and News Quality All Related?

What challenges are there when attempting to incorporate fact-checking into news ranking systems that consider news quality?