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The Ebola Outbreak seen from Nigeria

Over 2,000: the number of deaths caused by the recent Ebola outbreak. The virus had spread across Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, before a few cases were reported in Nigeria. We asked Azubuike Ishiekwene, Managing Editor of Leadership Newspaper (Nigeria) to tell us more about the coverage.

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Will the Printed Newspaper Be Extinct by 2040?

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We have already heard endless doom and gloom about the state of the news industry, hundreds of newspapers closing and readership disappearing along with jobs. The documentary, ‘The Press: Towards a Paperless World?’ (original title: ‘Presse: vers un monde sans papier ?’) responds to these worries. The film premiered last week on Franco-German channel Arte. Its overall message is one of (albeit cautious) optimism and hope for the news industry.

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Gaza, Syria, Ukraine: How to Debunk Fake Images?

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Whether it is an image from Gaza or the video of James Foley's execution, how can you, as a journalist, make sure that it is a fake or not? If you need some extra skills, the Verification Handbook is here to help you (free and available here): it is a MUST READ for any journo. We had a chat with Craig Silverman, one of the authors of the Handbook. He was one of the moderators at the GEN Summit 2014 on the very interesting session 'From Fact-Checking to News Verification: Humans vs. Robots, Who Will Win?'

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