‘They Want to Experience It.’ Why Columbine Might Be Demolished 20 Years After School Shooting

Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings. School officials said the number of people trying to get close to or even inside […]

Reading the Mueller Report Is Easy. It’s the News That People Can’t Figure Out

As has been already widely reported, U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to the public on Thursday. The 448-page Mueller report PDF is rich in detail and quotes and reads like a spy novel at times–not that most people will actually download it. What’s more likely […]

Google’s Local Experiments Project Hopes to Boost Community News

Google is moving forward with a plan to help local news organizations across the United States. Dubbed the Local Experiments Project, the effort will see Google invest significantly in local media organizations to fund their newsrooms, according to Axios. The first of the Local Experiments Project is called The Compass Experiment that Google is launching […]

Google Introduces New Tools to Help Journalists Fight Fake News

A year into a $300 million push to support journalism, Google is introducing new tools to fight fake news. On Wednesday, the company unveiled a tool that helps news organizations tag stories that debunk misinformation so that Google News can more easily feature it. Another new tool provides journalists with a database of all stories […]