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Articles by Laura Hazard Owen

Laura Hazard Owen is deputy editor of the Lab. She was previously the managing editor of Gigaom, where she also wrote about digital book publishing. She first became interested in paywalls and other Labby issues as a staff writer at paidContent.
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“This is all going on in my apartment. My kids were small and running around, there were always interns here. And then that spring, we were nominated for a really big award.”
News publishers that have relied on Facebook for traffic will suffer.
Plus: A French law against fake news during elections; Facebook meets with its fact-checkers; fake news jeans.
“When digital news outlets disappear, the holes in coverage show, and they can be huge.”
A few thoughts from an exhausting year in fake news (or whatever we end up calling it next year).
“We don’t have to ask you anything. We just know, by virtue of you being a Journal reader, what you’d like to read and what you should read. You don’t have to tell us anything.”
Plus: How political information gets distorted as it spreads from person to perso, and new research on trust in social media vs. branded apps.