The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy is Duke University’s hub for the study of journalism. We study the interaction between news media and policy; we support watchdog and accountability reporting in the U.S. and around the world; and we teach about the media’s role in democracy.

About The Center

Futrell Award winner Peter Applebome reflects on 40 years of 'telling tales'

Applebome will be honored April 16 with the award, which annually recognizes a Duke alum for excellent work in communications and journalism.

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Tech & Check Alerts aim to ease the workload of fact-checkers

The student-created tool can peruse political transcripts and find claims most likely to contain falsehoods.

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The Story of DeWitt Wallace: The Original Aggregator

The Legacy of DeWitt and Lila Wallace