Graham Media Group strengthens newsrooms in fight against misinformation
Graham Media Group has announced the launch of Trust Index, a new initiative to combat misinformation campaigns targeting local media. “We are providing timely training and processes to our six newsrooms to help in the fight against misinformation campaigns attacking local news.”Graham Media Group is partnering with Fathm, a global leader in the fight against misinformation, in the effort. “It is fantastic to be working with an organization like Graham Media Group, which is putting a high-priority focus on such an important initiative,” Bell said. Later this year, Bell will complete newsroom training sessions for all Graham Media Group stations, including at News4Jax in Jacksonville. Increasingly, the industry is seeing coordinated campaigns designed to trick local newsrooms into reporting false or misleading stories.