How can you know when public figures tell the truth and when they distort it? How can you decide what claims are fair and who to trust? This checklist provides a method for journalists to verify their information (via Africa Check)
Reporting on science has always been a challenge for journalists and this is certainly true when it comes to the medical field. Here are 5 tips journalists can use to evaluating the quality of health news stories. (via iMediaEthics)
This free e-book presents the work of top academic experts on Islam in a form accessible to working journalists, along with essays from reporters from The New York Times, the Tennessean and various other news organizations who have covered many local stories involving Muslims in the U.S.
On January 7, two gunmen burst into the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing eight journalists and bringing into focus the risks cartoonists face. But with the ability of their work to transcend borders and languages, and to simplify complex political situations, the threats faced by cartoonists around the world—who are being imprisoned, forced into hiding, threatened with legal action or killed—far exceed Islamic extremism.