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 […]
The team will develop practical interventions that help individuals and community moderators analyze information quality to build trust and address vaccine hesitancy.
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.
Taking fact-checking as a straightforward signal for accuracy proves difficult because determining accuracy itself is challenging
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 […]
What challenges are there when attempting to incorporate fact-checking into news ranking systems that consider news quality?