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June 3, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: FiveThirtyEight to move to the NYT, PDF10 kicks off, Hearst acquires iCrossing

Nonprofit Center for Public Integrity just hired four investigative reporters and a database specialist http://j.mp/9i6cGB »

Congrats to @fivethirtyeight — soon to be incorporated into the politics section of nytimes.com http://j.mp/9KlmhD »

Publishing plus: Hearst acquires digital marketing service provider iCrossing http://j.mp/cNIRN7 »

Report: Washington Times director wants to make the paper online-only http://j.mp/aMZpee »

RT @zseward Nice! Looks like the Times is in the process of open sourcing its Document Viewer http://j.mp/bsUM7e »

The #PDF10 conference on tech, journ, and politics starts today. You can follow along here http://j.mp/9M0739 »

 
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Transparency is the antidote to fake news
“The problem is massive, and these are just first steps. I hope that in the year to come, media outlets and tech platforms alike will take bigger ones.”
From algorithms to institutions
“Fact-checkers and computer scientists have worked together on a string of projects that aim to automate different part of the fact-checking process. One thing these efforts have in common is using automation as an enhancement, rather than a replacement, for journalistic work.”
R.I.P. Pivot to Video (2017–2017)
“It sounds better to say you’re ‘shifting resources into short-form video’ than that you desperately need to reduce your run rate.”