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Is there anything more interesting this week than the Supreme Court decisions?

Don’t you find the times when the Supreme Court delivers the majority of its rulings to be absolutely fascinating? We…

Fact-checkers use automation to maximize their impact

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The US may extend its eviction moratorium

Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written…

Despite popular misconception, Supreme Court 9-0 rulings aren’t that rare

In one of the final decisions of its current term, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic…

Only the strong survive in film criticism. Here’s why I didn’t.

The smart filet noir, “Blow the Man Down,” and a never-to-be published takedown of “Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those…

‘We need more troops’ — automated fact-checking needs more volume to succeed

One of the main hindrances to the success of automated fact-checking is the need for more fact checks and fact-checkers,…

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of students’ First Amendment rights. Legal experts say there are free speech questions left unanswered.

First Amendment attorneys secured a victory in the Supreme Court on Wednesday after an 8-1 majority ruled in favor of…

Bad news: mass exits at the Chicago Tribune

Sadly, we feared this would happen. But it doesn’t make it any less of a gut punch. And, even more…

Jemele Hill’s career is going just fine

Jemele Hill’s media star (and influence) keeps rising. She is launching a podcast network with Spotify that will focus on…

The US will miss its July 4 vaccine goal. Now there’s a new goal.

Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written…