Category: Database

ISOJ panelists expose ‘fake news,’ highlight tools and practices to improve flows of accurate information

Watch video of the discussion panel on tools to improve the flow of accurate information, from ISOJ 2018. Jennifer Preston, former social media editor at the New York Times and vice-president of journalism at the Knight Foundation, introduced the ISOJ panel on trust, by underlying the foundation’s commitment to finding ways to battle misinformation in …  Read More

Rodrigues discusses link between database journalism and democracy

For two years, Fernando Rodrigues collected information on politicians in Brazil including a list of their personal assets and patrimony. His collection of information was made public in 2002, and two election years later, in 2006, a million viewers flocked to the Web site Politicos do Brasil to see what the candidates’ assets included. Rodrigues, 44, …  Read More