Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
A big week for tech blowback: Regulation, broken promises, and Facebook victimhood
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Archives: August 25, 2017

Metaphors don’t just highlight a comparison — they also downplay the aspects they don’t capture. And “platform” papers over some of the big questions social media raises.
Plus: The importance (or not) of identifying news sources, big companies go rumor-hunting, and how easy it is to plant a fake poll.