George Floyd protests: Resources for online newsgathering, verification, protecting sources and colleagues
How to use social media to report on the protests over police brutality and structural racism sweeping the world.
Ethical questions for covering coronavirus online: Key takeaways for journalists
First Draft's co-founder and US director and ethics and standards editor share their advice.
How journalists can responsibly report on manipulated pictures and video
The first of six guides from First Draft covers the tricky ethical terrain that comes with reporting in a world of information disorder.
When does reporting become a megaphone for disinformation?
When it comes to websites with masked motives, can coverage do more harm than good? Recent discussions at First Draft tried to address this inherent problem.
'A time of great shift': Journalists reflect on covering mass shootings and extremism
The murder of more than 20 people in El Paso, Texas, became the third shooting in 2019 linked to an online 'manifesto'. What challenges does this disturbing phenomenon bring to the newsroom?
Online research tools highlight ethical debate in the age of disinformation
Journalists need a guiding set of principles for how they mine social media for public information.
Facebook’s ex-security chief on disinformation campaigns: 'The sexiest explanation is usually not true'
Alex Stamos, former Chief Security Officer at Facebook, talks to First Draft about responsible reporting on disinformation campaigns.
Standards Sessions #1: Source attribution, shallowfakes and amplification
Key takeaways from the kickoff of First Draft's new ethics discussion series.
Information Disorder: An interdisciplinary framework
Our new report for the Council of Europe aims to bring structure to conversations about misleading and malicious information