I am passionate about journalism and the fight against disinformation. I have seen the damage that fake news and misinformation can cause, which is why I am now dedicated to solving this problem at Legitimate. In my role at Legitimate, I use my skills and experience to help combat disinformation and promote accurate, reliable, and trustworthy information. In my free time, I enjoy practicing mixed martial arts, sky diving, and taking my dog for walks..

Focus Areas

  • News
  • Publishing
  • Disinformation

Education:

Queen's University Belfast - United Kingdom
Year:2003
Subject:Management and Information Systems

18 Articles
about 1 month ago
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The role of Local News in countering misinformation

Local newspapers are crucial in combating misinformation by providing verified, community-specific information.

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about 1 month ago
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5 Journalism Startups to Watch in 2024 - Legitimate

Explore five innovative news startups reshaping journalism in 2024, with cutting-edge approaches from ethical AI tool...

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about 2 months ago
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AI, Disinformation, and the Threat to Journalism: Navigating New Challenges in the Digital Age - ...

In today’s digital landscape, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the spread of disinformation are emerging as dual thre...

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3 months ago
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How Journalists Are Harnessing Hugging Face’s Open-Source Models

Discover how journalists are utilizing Hugging Face's open-source AI models to enhance their reporting

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10 months ago
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How AI can empower local journalism: Part 1 - Image Generation

Over the past few months I’ve spent time exploring the many different ways AI could enhance local journalism, equippi...

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10 months ago
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Use Sendgrid to process inbound messages for your Rails application.

Sendgrid is a powerful email service that provides a range of features to help you manage and send emails from your a...

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10 months ago
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Journalists Need Verification As Standard

Journalism is intrinsic to democracy. In a democratic society, the role of journalism is to provide citizens with inf...

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10 months ago
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How to build a website search engine spider using Ruby

I recently had to work out how to visit websites and check for the latest articles. The best way to do this is to loo...

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11 months ago
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5 methods every ruby engineer should learn first

As a Ruby engineer, it's important to have a solid understanding of the core methods that are available in the Ruby l...

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11 months ago
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Deploy a Rails App to Google App Engine with separate SideKiq Worker

To write a app.yaml file for a Google Cloud App Engine application with a separate worker using Ruby and Sidekiq, as ...

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11 months ago
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One reason why I love programming in Ruby!

As a software engineer, it's important to have a solid understanding of the various tools and libraries available to ...

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over 1 year ago
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The importance of local journalism!

Local journalism plays a critical role in providing accurate, reliable, and trustworthy information to the communitie...

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