Failure to understand Black and Latinx communities will result in a critical misunderstanding of the impact of disinformation
Reporting on the election showed the need for partnerships with community organizations and researchers
The return to old-school methods to sow chaos
Leaflets, billboards, emails, SMS and robocalls spread false information about Covid-19 and the US election
Reporting on coronavirus: How to use WhatsApp to find stories and communities
How can you use WhatsApp in your reporting, and what practical and ethical issues should you consider?
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.
How a fake Brexit Party account fooled hundreds of Twitter users – and some journalists
A prospective parliamentary candidate found himself at the centre of a frenzy caused by a fake —but strikingly similar — account on Monday as the UK election heats up.
Sources and keywords: The fundamentals of online newsgathering
The fourth book in First Draft's series of Essential Guides looks at the tools and techniques for finding newsworthy material online.
7 key takeaways on information disorder from #ONA19
From deepfakes and bots to forensic tools and networked factions, here are some of the top lessons in all things disinformation from the 20th Online News Assocation annual conference in New Orleans.
6 tips for finding newsworthy posts on social media
A step-by-step guide to crafting optimised searches and finding useful material on social networks.
Boolean basics: How to write a search query for newsgathering that works
Smart searches cut through social media chatter by finding precise snippets of information based on keywords, dates and locations.