November 17, 2017

In a step toward automation, Full Fact has built a beta live fact-checking platform

JOHANNESBURG — Fact-checkers wrote down their wildest dreams on post-it notes, sticking them to the glass wall of an airy 12th floor office at Wits […]
November 17, 2017

In a step toward automation, Full Fact has built a live fact-checking prototype

JOHANNESBURG — Fact-checkers wrote down their wildest dreams on post-it notes, sticking them to the glass wall of an airy 12th floor office at Wits […]
November 17, 2017

Broadcaster June Sarpong warns media industry ‘losing out’ because of ‘huge lack of diversity’

Diversity in the media has “a very long way to go” and unpaid internships continued to bar young people from poorer backgrounds from becoming journalists, […]
November 17, 2017

How accessible is your website for the disabled? Consider doing an audit to find out

Since the beginning of 2015, at least 750 website accessibility lawsuits have been filed in federal court, with at least 432 cases filed in the […]
November 17, 2017

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal

Sky Bet has extended its multi-million pound sponsorship deal with the English Football League until the summer of 2024. The gambling operation is the headline […]
November 17, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: A timeline

Philip Whiteside, News Reporter Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for nearly 19 months. The Iranian regime claims […]
November 17, 2017

Daily editor hops on ‘PudseyMobile’ for Children in Need challenge

A regional daily editor teamed up with two radio presenters on his patch to help raise cash for Children in Need. Steve Thompson, who edits […]
November 17, 2017

The photographer who became a warrior

The female warrior Yaa is a “badass” according to photographer Heather Agyepong who has re-imagined the leader for images which fall from the ceiling of […]
November 17, 2017

A very British weekend

How would you depict a long weekend in October? World-renowned photographer Rankin asked the people of Britain to capture a normal day in their lives, […]
November 16, 2017

Rooftops

And finally an image by Cathryn Hindle. The next theme is “restricted”, and the deadline for your entries is 21 November. If you would like […]
November 16, 2017

Former BBC Trustee named as new chairman of Trinity Mirror board

Former BBC Trustee Nick Prettejohn has been appointed as the new chairman of Trinity Mirror’s board of directors. Prettejohn, currently chairman of insurance firm Scottish […]
November 16, 2017

Tommy Robinson loses Twitter verified tick – BBC News

English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson has had his “verified” badge removed on Twitter, after the website changed its verified profiles policy. The blue badge […]
November 16, 2017

Snoozenight: Sun front page highlights pictures of journalists sleeping on the job in main BBC newsroom

The Sun today published multiple pictures of sleeping journalists in the main BBC New Broadcasting House newsroom as an MP said: “It’s extraordinary licence fee […]