ELLEN HUME

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Fact-based news that challenges political memes and fights against hate speech
ELLEN HUME

ELLEN HUME

As a founding member of the International Media Development Advisers which trouble-shoots media problems in challenging environments, I work to help people develop their own versions of journalism and democracy.

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ABOUT THIS SITE


  • Longer published reports and analyses are at Reports and Monographs.
  • Published articles from my legacy media career may be available through an internet search, although some may remain pre-digital in newspaper archives.
  • The Blog is where I expand on my HUMORus Twitter feed.
  • Links offers resources about journalism quality, controversies, ethics and technology, as well as some excellent news and fact-checking sites, and related resources.
  • Click here to contact me. In my next life, I will have time to deal with an interactive site. For now I will try to read your email message and respond to it.

Let Me Help You with Your Media Project!

If you need help with a project that involves writing, editing or media coaching; conference design, coordination or moderation; or assessment of civil society programs, please reach out to me. In the meantime, I hope you will find this an honest resource about media, values and democracy.