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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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Articles by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is a research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and an assistant professor of communications at Roskilde University in Denmark.
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“If we let media change deniers drive the conversation, the result will be dumber journalism, less-informed public debate, and ineffective and counterproductive public policy. Even if what they say sometimes ‘feels right.'”
“For a soft power approach to disinformation to work, it is critical that all stakeholders do in fact work together…If it fails, cruder responses may be the only ones left. But let’s hope not.”
“For those who see the relationship between platforms and publishers as a zero-sum game, having a platform like Facebook or YouTube stepping away from news might seem like a win.”
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“The link between advertising and news that has for so long provided so much of the money invested in professional journalism is coming apart.”
“Most news organizations are still approaching the mobile web the way they approached the desktop web in the 1990s: Let’s build an audience first and figure out the money later.”
“Digital intermediaries like Google and Facebook increasingly face political issues both at home and abroad.”
“When it comes to the future of news, as when it comes to so many other things, it is worth following the money.”
“The future usually turns out to be weirder than we think.”