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The tool will enable reporters and 'citizen scientists' to collect and store data from sensors without any programming experience

Al Jazeera web doc will mark anniversary of Syrian conflict

Life on Hold

Life on Hold wants to tell the personal stories of refugees displaced by the crisis in Syria though interactive features and engagement on social media

New NRS figures show mobile focus bearing fruit at Mirror

The Mirror has the biggest mobile readership as a share of net UK audience and a total audience second only to the Daily Mail, according to the latest NRS PADD

Full Fact set to fact-check this year's UK general election

Having hit their crowdfunding target, the watchdog organisation is committed to a six-week monitoring operation over political and media claims

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Learn how to find trending topics and relevant blogs to follow on Tumblr

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How to deal with online rumours and debunking

Tow Center fellow Craig Silverman shared his advice on responsibly discussing rumours and debunking misinformation online in launching new study 'Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content'

Ophan: Key metrics informing editorial at the Guardian

The outlet's in-house analytics platform, designed to promote the 'democratisation of data', recently launched new features including a bigger focus on attention time