Welcome to the Arcade, where news meets gaming in an exciting blend of information and entertainment! Dive into our innovative news games, carefully crafted in a format pioneered by our project. Each story offers a unique topic and flavor, providing an immersive experience that you can play multiple times. Our collection spans various languages, encouraging you to explore diverse narratives from around the globe.

Feel free to embark on a gaming journey that not only keeps you informed but also engages your curiosity and critical thinking. Don’t forget to check back regularly, as we are constantly adding new stories to the arcade, ensuring a fresh and thrilling experience with every visit. Play the news, unlock knowledge, and learn more about journalism! 

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Enter the realm of AI wonders and explorations with our captivating AI Story – an interactive narrative that delves into the possibilities, challenges, and the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence and how it can impact the labour market.

Explore the gender equality discourse in Danish media, focusing on the question of whether women should be mandated to serve in the military.

Uncover the fascinating dynamics of professional soccer economics, as we explore the striking salary gap between male and female players, raising thought-provoking questions about gender equity in soccer.

News executives discuss how newsrooms can become more diverse by fostering a culture of inclusion, tackling unconscious bias, and setting up diversity goals and metrics to track progress.

Scroll wanted to adapt its long-form reportage to different formats and video seemed to be its best bet to reach a large audience. This decision aligned with projections from a report, which indicated that short-form video is poised to grow to 600-650 million users in India by 2025. Consequently, Scroll developed a URL-to-MP4 tool that essentially extracts media from a text article, allowing the user to add any additional media, and generates an MP4 (video) file, ready to be posted onto social channels – in less than three minutes.

The many probing questions posed to, and among, panelists at the Editors Summit session on “Facts, lies, hate and elections” at the World News Media Congress in Taipei last week, underscores the many different issues plaguing newsrooms across the world. ‘Countering dis- and misinformation is like fighting a guerrilla war, with enemies coming from all sides, organised and systematic. How do you pick your battles?’ Lessons from five editors. 

Turkey’s ruling party tightly controls the country’s media, and has jailed more journalists than any other country. According to the Journalists Union of Turkey, 47 Turkish journalists were in prison on World Press Freedom Day; 80 percent of them are accused of ‘membership of an armed organisation’.  The International Press Institute has devoted a page to press freedom violations in Turkey, that includes research articles, reports, current data and more. This Amnesty International report adds numbers to the mix. 

A Michigan jury has convicted James Crumbly, 47, of manslaughter, after prosecutors argued that he ignored warning signs and provided gun access to his son, who went on to fatally shoot four classmates at Oxford High School, near Detroit.

After international swimming competitions, trans athletes are now banned from international athletics events. World Athletics, the ruling body for track and field sports claims its decision is based on science and fairness. But one year before the Paris Olympics, its arguments are yet to convince all stakeholders. Some experts say there is not enough scientific data to draw conclusions. 

Artificial barriers have long blocked Europe’s waterways. But as many of these structures age, a movement is growing to let rivers flow freely once again

A transformative, collaborative workshop bringing together more than 100 young news media users and editors from around the world, aims to identify a new set of guidelines for news outlets to ensure their products have youth appeal.

On February 24, 2022 Russian forces initiated a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine that continues today. It’s a war Ukrainian media were expecting, but not fully prepared for. Yet, despite ongoing strife and daily challenges of a two-year invasion, Ukraine’s news media has never been stronger – or in greater danger, says Oksana Brovko, chief executive officer at AIRPU (Association of Independent Regional Publishers of Ukraine).

Burnout is not new, or unique, to journalism, but the multiple rapid challenges facing the industry has led to “a growing intensity” in scope – in short, an industry-wide crisis, demanding urgent attention, finds an extensive new study.