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Here is the latest journalism news from this week:
Misinformation: Independent fact-checking charity Full Fact has called on Facebook to up its efforts to fight false news content on the platform, following the first six months of working on the Facebook third-party fact-checking programme.
Full Fact said users still lack adequate tools to easily identify false claims on Facebook and Instagram. Read more
Careers: Dreaming of working in a local newsroom and reporting from communities? Recruiters from Reach Plc and Liverpool Echo reveal what they look out for in a job applicant.
From the initial application stage to the job interview, we brought you some solid advice on how to impress a prospective regional employer with brand awareness, story selection and perfect preparation. Read more
Local news: The Pulitzer Center launched a local news initiative this year called Bringing Stories Home, made possible by a $5m endowment fund from the Facebook Journalism Fund.
In this week's podcast, Indira Lakshmanan, executive editor, Pulitzer Center, talks about how the programme aims to support public service reporting projects in the US, as they seek to win back audience trust and resist job cuts. Listen now
Podcasting: Investigative journalism podcast The Tip-Off returns for season five with more journalists talking about their biggest scoops and the expected twists and turns along the way.
Social media: CNN has launched a single-topic, daily news show exclusively for Facebook Watch, funded by the social media platform which will run for one year.
Producers of the show explain that it is geared for mobile audiences as episodes see reporters take on a vlogging style, whether that is live-streaming from political events or producing packaged reports on gun violence. Read more
University: With the next wave of journalism hopefuls about to flock to university, we have rounded up some new and exciting newsroom skills to inspire and prepare for life after graduation.
It shows that journalists are now more than reporters standing in the rain outside the Houses of Parliament: there is mobile journalism, artificial intelligence and much more to discover. Read more
Audience engagement: Hashtags can be a simple and effective way for social media posts to go that little bit further and engage with new audiences, especially on platforms like Instagram.
New studies into the use of hashtag show the best practices for news organisations to consider, including the magic number of hashtags per post, where they should live and which hashtags to consider. Read more
Newsrewired: Reuters specialist on deepfake videos is the latest addition to the speaker lineup at our digital journalism conference Newsrewired.
Hazel Baker, head of UGC newsgathering, joins our panel on making quality journalism thrive in an era of increasingly sophisticated fake news, such as doctored videos fabricating footage of what looks like real people.
Save the date: Newsrewired takes place on the 27 November at Reuters, London. Head to newsrewired.com for the full agenda and tickets
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