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CISLM holds fact-checking workshop

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A group of students convened on the third floor of Carroll Hall last week to learn the facts of fact-checking from some of the best in the industry.  “Fact-checking is…

Penny Abernathy appears on PBS NewsHour

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Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics Penny Abernathy was a guest on PBS NewsHour Jan. 31. She joined host Judy Woodruff and fellow guest Steve Cavendish, editor of the Nashville Banner, to talk about the dangers news deserts pose for…

Penny Abernathy appears on ‘Arizona Horizon’

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Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics Penelope Muse Abernathy appeared on the Arizona PBS show “Arizona Horizon” this week, where she talked about her research on U.S. news…

Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative cohort meets

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Ten media organizations representing the spectrum of the industry took part in a Jan. 22-23 UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative gathering at the UNC School of Media and Journalism, focusing on…

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RT @unc_mediahub: Expanding “news deserts” have left many North Carolina communities with little to no news coverage. Check out our story o…