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

New Initiative: NC Fact-Checking Project

Reporters' Lab, N&O, UNC Reese News Lab partnership will expand non-partisan fact-checking in NC, funded by the NC Local News Lab Fund.


NMRP Research

"Assessing Local Journalism: News Deserts, Journalism Divides and the Determinants of the Robustness of Local News." By Philip Napoli, Matthew Weber, Katie McCollough and Qun Wang

Read Report

The Story of DeWitt Wallace: The Original Aggregator

The Legacy of DeWitt and Lila Wallace