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The Reuters Institute’s annual report on digital news contains some surprises.
“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.”
Combining individual stories and actionable information, the East Boston, Nuestra Casa project attempts to inform and educate the Latino community in East Boston.
“We wanted to reach an audience we’re not reaching as well as we could.”
Plus: Can machine learning fix (some of) the fake news problem? And Facebook wants you to help it answer some hard questions.
“We want to do everything we can to hear more of those voices and amplify them.”
Previously, 10 percent of the Times’ articles were open to comments. With a tool called Perspective, from Google parent Alphabet’s tech incubator, to help evaluate comments in bulk, it’s shooting for 80 percent open to comments by the end of this year.