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Watch out, algorithms: Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson unveil The Markup, their plan for investigating tech’s societal impacts
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April 6, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NYT plans, starting up, #tiger blood

Starting up? How to sustain momentum after initial success http://nie.mn/f6wjrd »

According to Yahoo, "royal wedding" search queries are up 8 million percent. You read that right. http://nie.mn/g74pCd »

So valuable: Eight top editors detail the decisions and revisions involved in long-form writing http://nie.mn/gNX5N5 »

HuffPo, journo-magnet: "I thought, my God, this woman has described something that is too amazing to turn down" http://nie.mn/id6fds »

Tiger Blood™? Charlie Sheen moves to trademark 22 of his catchphrases http://nie.mn/hBW0jH »

One of the NYT’s plans for its paywall: "make it simpler" http://nie.mn/eBds5s »

 
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Watch out, algorithms: Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson unveil The Markup, their plan for investigating tech’s societal impacts
“Journalists in every field need to have more skills to investigate those types of decision-making that are embedded in technology.”
Aiming to attract buyers who aren’t cryptocurrency nerds, Civil is offering a way to buy its tokens with regular old cash
And it’ll need a new wave of buyers in order to reach its goals.
Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
Plus: How YouTubers spread far-right beliefs (don’t just blame algorithms), and another cry for less both-sides journalism.