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A big week for tech blowback: Regulation, broken promises, and Facebook victimhood
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Archives: October 2017

Among many weeks of bad press for the big tech companies, this week stands out.
Plus: A former Russian troll speaks out; a definition of disinformation; Wikitribune’s preferred news sources.
News personalization could help publishers attract and retain audiences — in the process making political polarization even worse.
As a site focused on independent music, the five-year-old Ma3azef.com still has limited competition — and is trying everything from new print products to multi-country live music festivals.
“Memphis is a microcosm of what’s going on in a lot of urban centers around the country. It’s an extreme example of what happens when things go wrong and and aren’t fixed for a long time.”
In the Trump era, Matter says its mission to build a “more informed, empathetic, and inclusive society” is more vital than ever.
“To be a Times reporter is to be in some ways a raconteur, right? A lot of the journalists here are great, great storytellers at a bar…I think The Daily taps into that great oral tradition of journalists, enthusiastically talking about a story in a way they’re excited about, and it gets people excited about it.”