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Archives: March 2017

“Rural is like good art — you know it when you see it.”
“There’s a reason the group’s called PostThis — we want people to take stories we share there and actually post them to their own networks.”
“Once a month or so, that damn tweet would resurface.”
Plus: Panoply invests in audio fiction, Rookie links up with MTV, and Missing Richard Simmons wraps up its controversial run.
“When people see news from a person they trust, they are more likely to think it got the facts right, contains diverse points of view, and is well reported.”
Have a WhatsApp chain message you want factchecked? La Silla Vacía’s WhatsApp Detector first wants you to commit to spreading the factcheck to your friends.
The outlets — El País, the Guardian, Le Monde, and Spiegel Online — represent four countries that are each their own case study for the next chapter of the migration story, on the changing face of Europe, and how these newcomers are welcomed.
Plus: The science of why we spread stories, Russian propaganda gets into fake news, and a “satirical” fake news site pulls the plug after Whoopi Goldberg calls it out.