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

Meet the bot builders: How our student team is automating fact-checkers' work

A team of Duke students is building tools that automate the most tedious task for fact-checkers: finding claims to check.

Read the Reporters' Lab story

Peter Applebome honored with 2018 Futrell Award

Applebome, a reporter and editor whose journalism career spanned 40 years, was honored April 16; read his full remarks from the ceremony.

Read the speech

The Story of DeWitt Wallace: The Original Aggregator

The Legacy of DeWitt and Lila Wallace