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Discover Levenson Digital archive

Discover Levenson Digital archive | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
Working with the National Archives and partners the SDS Group, the David & Elaine Potter Foundation and the Alexander Mosley Charitable Trust, Kingston University has designed a free, fully searchable, intuitively curated resource, putting this rich archive of material in easy reach of the general public, and also of researchers and professionals across journalism, communications, law, history, politics, criminology and other fields.
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Time to step away from the ‘bright, shiny things’? Towards a sustainable model of journalism innovation in an era of perpetual change | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Time to step away from the ‘bright, shiny things’? Towards a sustainable model of journalism innovation in an era of perpetual change | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
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CrossCheck Nigeria

Welcome to CrossCheck Nigeria, a project where journalists from over a dozen different Nigerian media outlets work together to investigate and accurately report misleading and false information that is circulating online about the 2019 general election.
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Chatbots - now is the time Jisc report on potential

With chatbots active in some institutions and minimal investment required to get them up and running, now really is the time to explore this technology.
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2018 - Community Networks | Global Information Society Watch

2018 - Community Networks | Global Information Society Watch | Media reports this week | Scoop.it

The 43 country reports included in this year's Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) capture the different experiences and approaches in setting up community networks across the globe. They show that key ideas, such as participatory governance systems, community ownership and skills transfer, as well as the “do-it-yourself” spirit that drives community networks in many different contexts, are characteristics that lend them a shared purpose and approach.Click here to edit the content

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Watchdog needed to tackle fake news

Read about a report from the LSE 3T Commission which recommends that a new watchdog should be established to help tackle the information crisis.
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Free Internet” and the Costs to Media Pluralism: The Hazards of Zero-Rating the News By Daniel O'Maley and Amba Kak November 8, 2018 CIMA Digital Report

Free Internet” and the Costs to Media Pluralism: The Hazards of Zero-Rating the News  By Daniel O'Maley and Amba Kak   November 8, 2018  CIMA Digital Report | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
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Junk News Aggregator- Oxford Internet Institute

Junk News Aggregator- Oxford Internet Institute | Media reports this week | Scoop.it

 Junk news sources deliberately publish misleading, deceptive or incorrect information purporting to be real news about politics, economics or culture. This content includes ideologically extreme, hyper-partisan, or conspiratorial news and information, as well as various forms of propaganda.

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Journalists’ safety is a challenge to democracy, says UNESCO ahead of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Journalists’ safety is a challenge to democracy, says UNESCO ahead of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
More than a thousand journalists were killed between 2006 and 2017, according to a UNESCO report published ahead of International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, 2 November. Last year, the percentage of journalists murdered in countries free of armed conflict (55%) exceeded that of journalists felled in conflict zones for the first time. Impunity for these crimes remains shockingly high as only one out of ten such killings was brought to trial.
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UN Secretary-General’s Strategy on New Technologies

UN Secretary-General’s Strategy on New Technologies | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
The goal of this internal strategy is to define how the United Nations system will support the use of new technologies like artificial intelligence, biotechnology, blockchain, and robotics to accelerate the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda
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Ad Archive Report- Facebook. Instagram

Facebook's Ad Library is a searchable database. It includes ads related to politics and issues of national importance that have run on Facebook or Instagram.

This report is a weekly summary of the library and includes data for ads that have been viewed by people in the US for the time period selected

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Social Media Bots Draw Public's Attention and Concern | Pew Research Center

Social Media Bots Draw Public's Attention and Concern | Pew Research Center | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
About two-thirds of Americans have heard about social media bots. Many are concerned that bots are used maliciously and negatively affect how well-informed Americans are about current events.
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Americans Still Prefer Watching to Reading the News - and Mostly Still Through Television | Pew Research Center

Americans Still Prefer Watching to Reading the News - and Mostly Still Through Television | Pew Research Center | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
Americans continue to prefer watching the news rather than reading or listening to it, and their viewing loyalties have yet to migrate fully to the web.
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UNESCO Internet Universality Indicators

UNESCO Internet Universality Indicators | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
UNESCO’s IPDC gives go ahead for Internet Universality Indicators “The project to develop Internet Universality Indicators is at the very heart of UNESCO’s mandate. It is one of the best examples of UNESCO supporting its Member States in addressing digital gaps and contributing to sustainable development” commented the Representative of Sweden, one of the donors of the project, at the 31st Session of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Council of the International Program for Development of Communication (IPDC).
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World Cities Culture Report 2018

World Cities Culture Report 2018 | Media reports this week | Scoop.it

World Cities cultural forum report has data section with cinema admissions, bookshops and general data on arts ion 35 cities worldwide.

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How the public, news sources, and journalists think about news in three communities – News Co/Lab

How the public, news sources, and journalists think about news in three communities – News Co/Lab | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
Are some people more easily fooled than others by fake headlines? Do newsrooms, news sources and the public agree on the trustworthiness of local news? Read our latest report.
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New report: The Future of Voice and the Implications for News | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

New report: The Future of Voice and the Implications for News | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
Smart speaker use has doubled in past year but few access news on their devices
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Investigation into the BBC's engagement with personal service companies - National Audit Office (NAO) Report

Investigation into the BBC's engagement with personal service companies - National Audit Office (NAO) Report | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
This investigation examines issues related to individuals the BBC hires as freelancers, particularly those hired through personal service companies.
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Axel Springer Academy launches “mission: truth” journalism project on Instagram - World News Publishing Focus by WAN-IFRA

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Freedom on the Net 2018 | Freedom House

Freedom on the Net 2018 | Freedom House | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
The internet is growing less free around the world, and democracy itself is withering under its influence.
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Western Europeans Under 30 View News Media Less Positively, Rely More on Digital Platforms Than Older Adults | Pew Research Center

Western Europeans Under 30 View News Media Less Positively, Rely More on Digital Platforms Than Older Adults | Pew Research Center | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
Younger adults in eight Western European countries are about twice as likely as older adults to get news online than from TV. They also are more critical of the media's performance and coverage of key issues.
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Social Inequalities in News Consumption | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Social Inequalities in News Consumption | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
New RISJ research reveals levels of news access in the UK vary according to 'social grade' - especially online
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International Digital Economy and Society Index 2018 - EU Law and Publications

International Digital Economy and Society Index 2018 - EU Law and Publications | Media reports this week | Scoop.it
The International Digital Economy and Society Index (I-DESI) mirrors and extends the EU28 Digital Economy and Society Index by utilising 24 datasets to enable trend analysis and comparison of the digital performance of 45 countries. Analysis showed that EU28 Member States compare well with 17 non-EU countries and the very best EU28 countries have digital performances at the same or higher levels than the best global countries. Indeed Denmark was the leading country in the I-DESI index. EU28 Member States perform best, relative to the 17 non-EU countries, in the Connectivity dimension (examining the deployment and take-up of fixed and mobile broadband) and in the Citizen Use of the Internet dimension.
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