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Truthsquad and crowdsourced fact-checking

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

We need news we can trust, and fact-checking is required for that. It's not easy to do, it can be expensive and time-consuming. It's hard to find trad...

NewsTrust Findings On New York Media Coverage

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NewsTrust, partnering with the HuffPost Eyes & Ears citizen journalism team, set out to examine New York media coverage of the recession and its impac...

News You Can Trust? The Best Reporting In NYC

Huffington Post | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last July, the Huffington Post teamed up with Newstrust, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization devoted towards rating news quality, in order to tes...

The Must-Read Healthcare Stories Of October

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

It might be insider baseball, but the split in reporting on how Democrats secured Snowe's vote shows the extent to which the health care reform battle has gone on behind closed doors.

Must Reads: Best Health Care Reporting This Week

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

In order to bring you the most thoroughly reported stories about health care reform, the Huffington Post has teamed up with NewsTrust for a week long Health Care News Hunt.

Refugees Return Home, Muslims Attack Christians And Reading Between The Lines During A Pakistan News Hunt

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Palevsky

Over 100 HuffPosters joined the Pakistan News Hunt, helping to submit 169 stories on Pakistan, 68 of which were reviewed by more than three individuals, earning a NewsTurst rating.

Conflicting Reports on Pakistan and Quality Reporting

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Palevsky

Thanks to over a hundred Eyes & Ears investigators who signed up through News Trust, we have highlighted some great journalism on the situation in Pakistan.

Hunting For The Most Trusted News On Pakistan

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Palevsky

Have you ever stumbled on a fantastic article and wanted to share it with the whole world? The Huffington Post has teamed up with NewsTrust to give you the opportunity to do just that.

Filter The Best Stuff To The Front Page: OffTheBus And NewsTrust Do A McCain News Hunt

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jay Rosen

Expansion of the media space is a good thing, but filtering and forwarding systems must keep pace. The better we are at finding the good stuff, the easier it is to relax and accept that anyone can be a media producer.

John McCain News Hunt Preliminary Results

NewsTrust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Preliminary analysis suggests readers still highly rate mainstream press coverage but that online and offline sources compete well. Broadcast outlets were rated significantly lower than online and print media.

Newshunt: The Media And McCain

NewsTrust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

media attention is starting to focus on McCain's divergence from his image as a reformer. Our top-rated mainstream media piece, McCain Campaign Calls; A Nonprofit Steps In by the Washington Post's Robert O'Harrow Jr., looks at how McCain's top veteran affairs advisor also serves on the board of directors for Citizens Against Government Waste

Join the John McCain News Hunt With NewsTrust and OffTheBus

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

We want to get the real story on the media and McCain, so OffTheBus is partnering with NewsTrust from June 2 - June 8.