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TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

May 3, 2017

Folks, the global TruthBuzz challenge aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. This is being hosted by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). TruthBuzz wants your creative solutions for taking fact-checking beyond long-form explanations and bullet points. The Craig Newmark Foundation has teamed up to support 'em and… Read more »

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How Tech Giants Are Banding Together to Fight Fake News

April 3, 2017

In high school US history, I learned that a trustworthy press is the immune system of democracy. As a news consumer, like most folks, I want news we can trust. That means standing up for trustworthy news media and learning how to spot clickbait and deceptive news. A group of tech industry leaders, academic institutions,… Read more »

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10 European Women Startup Challenge Finalists That May Change the World

March 29, 2017

Folks, after some really tough deliberating, Women Who Tech's Women Startup Challenge judges have chosen the 10 finalists from across Europe to pitch at London's City Hall, hosted by the office of Mayor Sadiq Khan. (Note: The event is open to the public, and you can get tickets here.) The Women Startup Challenge Europe received… Read more »

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10 VR and AI Startups to Pitch at Google at Women Startup Challenge

January 9, 2017

Folks, I’ve been a partner in Women Who Tech’s Women Startup Challenge since they first launched this great initiative 18+ months ago. They've been really serious and effective, helping to showcase and fund the best early stage women-led startups. This time around, I’m co-sponsoring with investors Fred and Joanne Wilson to award $50K as a cash grant to… Read more »

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How The Poynter Institute Plans to Help Journalism’s Ethics Problems

December 13, 2016

Guest blog post by Kelly McBride, Poynter Journalism ethics evolve in a way that is unique to an unlicensed profession. Developments in the news industry’s policies and practices are often unpredictable and difficult to bring about. Doctors, lawyers, and accountants have boards and professional groups that create standards, ensure the necessary knowledge is taught, test… Read more »

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14 Women in AI You Should Follow on Twitter

December 8, 2016

Hey, you know that I’m big supporter of women in tech. I’m actually partnering with Women Who Tech for the 4th Women Startup Challenge at Google and focused on women-led ventures in artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR). Note: if you haven’t applied you have until December 12th to get your applications… Read more »

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