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A Manifesto for Sustainable Journalism in South East Europe and Turkey - Campaigns

The manifesto presents key points on sustainable journalism to strengthen journalism in South East Europe and Turkey and seeks to identify media that are committed to ethics and transparency to showcase the independent newsrooms to lead the way in public interest
journalism in the region

Countering Online Harassment in Newsrooms: Strategies and Best Practices implemented in Finland - Reports

The report addresses issue of online harassment in Finnish newsrooms by a series of interviews with editors-in-chief, managing editors, web and social media editors, and staff and freelance journalists to better understand online harassment and how it is dealt with in Finland, as well as presenting an overview of situation of online harassment against journalists based on a survey by the Union of Journalists in Finland

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 - Reports

This study explores the ways news is being consumed in a range of countries. This year's report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, media literacy, new online business models, the impact of changing Facebook algorithms and the rise of new platforms and messaging apps

News Media in Western Europe: Populist Views Divide Public Opinion - Reports

A team at the Pew Research Center conducted a public opinion survey in eight countries of Western Europe about trust in news media in relation to how people place themselves on a left/right and on a populist/non-populist axis. Attention was also given to how people use social media as a source for news

Council of Europe Recommendation on media pluralism, transparency of media ownership and media literacy - Reports

The Council of Europe has issued guidelines to its 47 member states in order to promote media pluralism, transparency of media ownership and media literacy

A Structured Response to Misinformation: Defining and Annotating Credibility Indicators in News Articles - Academic Sources

This study suggests a way to determine the credibility of newspaper articles by developing collectively agreed indicators. The aim is to allow credible content to lead to greater collaboration and data-sharing across initiatives. As proof-of-concept, it presents a dataset of 40 articles of varying credibility annotated with these indicators

Summer School: Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy 2018 - Training

Accurate information is an increasingly critical resource for our understanding of the world. Building on the success of the first edition, the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki has organised another International Media Summer School.

Common sense wanted. Resilience to “post-truth” and its predictors in the new Media Literacy Index 2018 - Reports

The Media Literacy Index 2018 shows that there is a clearly geographic pattern in the potential of resilience to post-truth phenomenon: the countries with a better performance are in the North and Northwest of Europe, as opposed to the countries in the Southeastern Europe. Countries like Hungary, Italy and Greece are in a middle cluster

The fake news game: actively inoculating against the risk of misinformation - Academic Sources

Can a game in which participants create a fake news article help them spot misinformation in the real world? Researchers made an experiment in a high school in the Netherlands