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June 13, 2011, 2 p.m.

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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.