Journalism, storytelling, and other forms of interactive media are critical to civic engagement in democracies. Here we track those media and journalism tech projects that directly relate to citizens working to shift power in society.
We help changemakers use video to create more impact by enhancing their knowledge, strategies, technology, networks, and storytelling skills.
EngageMedia is a non-profit media, technology, and culture organisation. EngageMedia uses the power of video, the Internet, and open technologies to create social and environmental change.
A new, independent global science organization committed to providing actionable scientific knowledge about threats to the world’s information environment
Newsgradient highlights the differences in media coverage of important events. It enables users to easily follow the daily news and observe it on the political spectrum. The media are arranged on the left-right axis and classified according to their bias and credibility.
2023 MOOC organized by Knight
In this course, you will learn how stories and narratives make disinformation popular and credible and how to counter dangerous beliefs and attitudes.
JournalismAI Discovery is an interactive self-guided course that will help you understand what AI technologies can do to improve your journalism.
See how publications and data-driven journalists use open source to power their newsroom and ensure information is reported fairly and accurately.
Meedan's Health Desk provides on-demand and on-deadline science information to users seeking to quickly communicate complex topics to audiences.
Our new policy makes Pinterest the only major digital platform to have clearly defined guidelines against false or misleading climate change information, including conspiracy theories, across content and ads.
News site that ranks news organizations with its algorithm's partisanship score, and allows users to filter sources accordingly
The AnNahar newspaper used its paper and ink to provide election ballots instead
A special feature on cyberbullying by 歪脑 WHYNOT, nominated for a 2023 Webby Award
A platform for searching information about people based on open-source data
In the database, we collect the best case studies we come across, to ensure that everyone in our global network can learn from and be inspired by these creative applications of AI in journalism
London School of Economics’ media think-tank in collaboration with the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications.
An AI tool that detects cyber harassment of journalists journalists and environmental activists in Mexico and Brazil on Twitter
JournalismAI [at LSE] is a global initiative that empowers news organisations to use artificial intelligence responsibly.
The JournalismAI Fellowship Programme is a free online initiative that brings together journalists and technologists from media organisations worldwide to explore innovative solutions to improve journalism via the use of AI technologies.
Free online courses supported by the Google News Initiative.
A game where players help researchers map the human brain
Digital for Good. Wir denken Nachhaltigkeit und Digitalisierung zusammen.
Source Jobs publishes job listings for people who design interactive features, write code, and work with data in newsrooms.
We use science and technology to tackle today’s most pressing public health issues.
A report: How can stories help us change systems?
A Reuters special report investigating global supply chains and sustainability programs
Brookings report: Using a combination of analytical methods – including natural language processing, machine learning, and manual classifying – this research provided the first overarching assessment of the role that popular political podcasting plays in spreading unsubstantiated and false claims.
With data infrastructure purpose-built to deliver audience-based insights, narrative and network analysis, and empirical validation of cultural strategy and content, we help strategists and creative practitioners identify story opportunities and challenges across a range of social issues.
Bot Populi is an alternative media platform dedicated to looking at all things digital from a social justice and Global South perspective. It was founded in 2018 by seven global, digital justice organizations.
Boston Review’s Black Voices in the Public Sphere Fellowship is designed to prepare and support a more diverse generation of journalists, editors, and publishers.
"Journalists and bloggers in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan can enter this contest." - International Journalists' Network
Hate speech tool for monitoring, analysing and tackling Anti-Muslim hatred online
The Serious Games Initiative communicates science and policy complexities through the world’s most dynamic medium: gaming.
A collective of solutions journalists
The Algorithmic Transparency Institute builds technology, gathers data, and generates insights to support research, journalism, and advocacy organizations.
Junkipedia is designed to centralize the collection of problematic content so that everyone with a stake in solving this problem can benefit from a shared understanding of what threats exist and how to respond to them.
The CLC is a volunteer network of individuals trained to monitor for, critically evaluate, and report misinformation on diverse topics central to our civic life: voting, elections, public health, civil rights, and other important issues.
Poynter’s Beat Academy is a virtual classroom designed to provide journalists from any newsroom the skills to tackle emerging coverage areas, like private equity, and better grounding on key topics like immigration, climate change response, federal infrastructure dollars and more.
Hearken’s Engagement Management System empowers organizations to generate actionable insights from the public to create more relevant, representative and original content.
Hearken’s Community Management System, Switchboard, connects members of your community with one another so they can ask for help and offer opportunities in a safe, trusted environment.
This joint initiative from Hearken, Solutions Journalism Network and Trusting News will equip newsroom-based journalists to transform their coverage of democracy through solutions-focused reporting that builds trust and avoids polarization.
Hearken's consulting and engagement platforms help newsrooms, companies, and organizations engage their audience or community.
See both sides of important issues— in 5 minutes a day.
Opening in early 2012, The Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University is an interdisciplinary, cutting-edge laboratory that seeks to monitor, measure, and engage in social media conversations from across the web.
An Airtable collection of general AI tools explaining how they can be used by local media
Prototype - Enter a URL to detect fake news websites at scale.
An index of news sites rated by their Misinfo.me credibility scores
Chronicles surprising and inspiring climate initiatives in communities across the U.S. through stories of cities leading the way
A free course to help journalists translate the language of vaccine science and the promise of vaccine access into compelling human stories.