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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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Archives: April 9, 2018

Its heart is in the right place, and the decline of local news really is a big threat to democratic governance. But the dataset it uses is far, far too sloppy.
A limited group of academics will be given access to some Facebook data.
This is a golden age of American protest. It’s time to stand up and fight the vulture owners hollowing out local news.