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April 28, 2017

Week in pictures: 22-28 April 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. All photographs are copyrighted.
April 28, 2017

Latest virtual reality project from the Guardian lets viewers experience the first year of life

The latest virtual reality (VR) project from the Guardian allows audiences to experience and interact with the world from the point of view of a […]
April 28, 2017

The Ferret launches fact-checking service, aiming to work with its community to verify claims

With its two year anniversary coming up next month, media co-operative The Ferret launched a fact-checking service on Wednesday (26 April), to analyse and verify […]
April 28, 2017

Facebook will start training local journalists and newsrooms

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 28, 2017

How Newsvoice hopes to burst filter bubbles around US news

Launched on International Fact-Checking Day on 2 April, Newsvoice is an app and news site that curates stories with links to different perspectives from a […]
April 28, 2017

Tip: Bookmark this advice to get started with data journalism

Credit: Image from pexels.com There is an ever-growing list of tools available to help data journalists, but working with data can still be daunting. Collecting, […]
April 28, 2017

Africa's week in pictures: 21-27 April 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Images courtesy of AFP, EPA, Getty Images […]
April 27, 2017

'Why would you not share it?' How LBC gets people to listen and engage with audio on social media

‘People want to hear views straight from the horse’s mouth and they connect with presenters and listeners because it feels unscripted and authentic’ LBC, one […]
April 27, 2017

View: The current move to subscription models is a revolutionary shift for journalism

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]
April 27, 2017

Tip: How to check if the research quoted in your story is trustworthy

Journalists often cite academic research, reports and papers in their reporting to support the facts presented or offer alternative views. But even when it comes […]
April 27, 2017

New project Asia’s Ailing Heritage aims to make interactive virtual reality more accessible

The latest project from the multimedia team at China Daily Asia explores five at risk heritage places in virtual reality, the team’s first foray into […]
April 27, 2017

Unlocking the potential of technology

In Rio’s favelas, cyber-cafes remain important spaces of connectivity. Parents know their child is safe, staying indoors in dangerous neighbourhoods. They are, however, often focused […]
April 26, 2017

Breitbart struggles to define its role in Trump era: Bad boy, watchdog or lapdog?

Research Areas About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping […]