Can News Literacy Be Taught?

In the run-up to last year’s presidential election, Kennady Wade found herself challenging her peers on the “fake news” they posted on social media, like … Read more

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Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Sweden, Trump, and Reality

Examining what lies beneath the misinformation implicit in the president’s remark

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Will the Trump White House Defend Press Freedom Abroad?

Trump's treatment of the press as the enemy has long been the default position of autocratic regimes around the world

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Lewis Diuguid: “Harness the best that our diversity has to offer”

The former Kansas City Star reporter on the challenges of being a black journalist, the value of integrity, and the importance of mentoring

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David Fahrenthold: “I learned … how much other people know that you can tap into with social media.”

The Washington Post reporter on his crash course in charity law and Trump’s foundation, the value of his Twitter followers as researchers, and new avenues for covering the president

Opinion: Ethics

Why Coverage Must Reflect the Complexities of Race

Understanding—and reporting on—the nuances of race should be one of journalism’s top ethical concerns

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

To Restore Trust, Enhance Transparency

Make explaining how we do what we do an essential part of our journalism, not an afterthought


Political Journalism in a Networked Age

“Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State” examines the changing power dynamics between reporters and government

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

The Road to Better National Journalism Starts in Small Towns

The media would be better off with more journalists working outside the major cities

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

6 Things Journalists Can Do to Win Back Trust

Political consultant and Harvard Kennedy School lecturer Steve Jarding on measures the media can take to correct perceptions of bias

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Covering American Muslims—as an American Muslim

How journalists, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, can deepen coverage of American Muslim communities


The Future of Comments

With help from technology, third parties, and improved moderation, newsrooms are revamping comment sections and eyeing them as an integral part of their audience engagement strategies