Q&A: How can newsrooms better serve communities of color?
The American Press Institute’s new Inclusion Index aims to analyze and enhance coverage of communities of color.
‘Mosquitoes from the same swamp’: How the digital media landscape birthed the internationalist far right
Alt-right social media platforms have helped the global far-right to expand its network around the world. On January 8th, photographer Pedro Ladeira was at the epicenter.
Revealed: Just one in four Trump-endorsed candidates using Truth Social actively
The embattled rightwing platform is struggling to attract even core Trump-aligned politicians, our investigation finds, but it remains a potent hub for fomenting rightwing extremism.
A newsroom in wartime
The Kyiv Independent was just 101 days old when Russia invaded Ukraine. We spoke to the CEO on propaganda, revenue streams, and combating western war fatigue.
‘Democracy on the line’: Brazil’s election and the Bolsonaro disinformation ecosystem
Brazilian reporter Patrícia Campos Mello on the ‘subtle censorship’ of President Bolsonaro, threats to democracy and coping with relentless attacks for the Tow Center newsletter.
‘Disinformation Weekly’: How midterm newspapers are failing the electorate
Fake newspapers are turning up in Illinois letterboxes ahead of the midterms.
Gaming the algorithm
Social media platforms’ control of the public sphere has proved remarkably open to abuse.