Google Launches Journalism Emergency Relief Fund. Zimbabwean Newsrooms Can Apply

Google has launched a Journalism Emergency Relief Fund for local newsrooms covering and affected by the Coronavirus pandemic around the world. African publications (including Zimbabwe) can apply. According to Google, the fund will provide funding in the lower thousands (for smaller operations) and tens of thousands for large operations. The fund is meant to help […]

For Journalists: Google and Storyful build a fake news image verification tool

No one needs to say how big a nuisance Fake News is for everyone. But it’s especially frustrating when, as a journalist, you fall victim to it. Say you receive an image on WhatsApp of some really interesting possible news or you just notice an image making the rounds on social media. And because you […]