Technology

Checking the Validity of a Website

I took a free online course at the Knight Center about how to research people and

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The Real ‘Fake Media’ that Should Worry You

Tired of hearing about “fake news” and “fake media?” Sorry to break it to you, but

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Help Your Readers Avoid Financial Scams: Part II

As reported in the first part of a series on the financial exploitation of U.S. seniors,

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Help Your Readers Spot These Sneaky COVID-19 Scams

As of May 7, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received nearly 39,000 complaints from consumers

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Help Your Readers Avoid Financial Scams: Part I

As the elderly population of the United States continues to grow, there’s a sizable personal finance

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4 Technology Terms Journalists Need to Know

In our ever-advancing technological world, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of terminology. Understanding

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Help Your Readers Protect Themselves from “E-Skimming”—the Latest Consumer Cybercrime 

What do the recent arrests of three hackers in Indonesia have to do with U.S. consumers?

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How Much Does the Apple Card Protect User’s Privacy?

In August, Apple rolled out its first credit card marketed as protecting user privacy. The company

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Create Your Digital Go Kit

Most of us live and work in a mobile world and in business reporting, there’s often

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Reporter’s Brief: Attorney General’s Attempt to Weaken Facebook’s Encryption

In early October, Attorney General William Barr wrote an open letter to Facebook, urging the company

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