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Plus: A bill to outlaw fake news in the Philippines, and the question of whether real news outlets should cover fake news.
“I’m keeping in mind that there are actually people reading these stories who are relying on us for information.”
The Reuters Institute’s annual report on digital news contains some surprises.
“The central fear, as Eli Pariser has put it, is that ‘news-filtering algorithms narrow what we know.’ This, at least, is the theory.”
“We’re always asking: How do I know that I’m not wasting my time on a platform by chasing vanity metrics? If we focus on traffic, we miss quality.”
How do you keep a focus on issues that may be “No. 6 on the list”? How do you make sustained progress on the things that may not impact the bottom line this quarter, but are important for the medium term?