Empowering Independent Journalism

T4 Hub is an initiative of the Fourth Estate Alliance, a social enterprise helping independent journalists overcome an increasingly tough media landscape by connecting together in virtual newsrooms to produce quality news and enjoy the advantages that were previously only for journalists in large national newsrooms.

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What T4 Hub does

T4 Hub integrates operations and procedures from real newsrooms into a cloud-based environment

T4 Hub creates global teams to maximise productivity and enable safe editing capabilities

T4 Hub sends your output direct to publishers and uses complex matching for the best audience

T4 Hub manages cuttings and invoices, allowing more time to concentrate on your journalism

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In the US House of Representatives a Democrat resolution aimed at combatting fake news and alternative facts has been introduced. Resolution 191, Opposing fake news and alternative facts lauds the First Amendment’s part in assuring freedom of speech and press freedom and calls out President Trump for blocking some news outlets’ access to question-and-answer sessions and for […]

A Michigan news outlet has reported the University of Michigan will soon offer a course intended to help students develop better critical evaluation skills of news items. The MLive Media Group reported: “The University of Michigan Library has partnered with UM’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts to create the one-credit class, “Fake News, […]

In December 2016 Vanessa Otero, a patent attorney from Denver, Colorado created an infographic describing her take on US online news outlets and their trustworthiness. The graphic represented outlets in terms of liberal to mainstream to conservative leanings and rated their journalistic quality from sensationalist clickbait publishers to complex news analysts. It didn’t take long for it to […]

Technology journalist, Olivia Solon, thinks 2016 might be the year of big regrets for the technology giant, Facebook. The year may have started well for founder, Mark Zuckerberg but it quickly went downhill, and then culminated in the social network being accused of influencing the US election through publication of blatantly fake news. As a […]

Thomson Reuters will cut 2,000 jobs from its global workforce but none of these redundancies are likely to affect newsroom numbers. The financial news and data organisation believes the move will “simplify and streamline” operations and will mostly affect two groups, financial and risk, and enterprise, technology and operations. Chief executive Jim Smith told staff […]