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“We’re basically asking [listeners]: Are we way off base? Are we a little off base? You tell us before we make a whole season of something drive you away.”
Plus: The New York Times walks back an extremely popular tweet, California adds media literacy to its curriculum, and the KIND Foundation tries out a “Pop Your Bubble” app that nobody is going to want to use.
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“We want to draw people’s attention to the fact that we cover the entire totality of a deal with the same aggression that we would try to get a scoop.”
Coffeeboy will be on GitHub soon.
Plus: Facebook buys some print ads in Germany, research on the polarizing effects of social media, and sometimes it’s not fake news — it’s just good old fabrication.
“Should we still think of news as a separate space, as a specific type of information?”
“Czy powinniśmy traktować media jako osobną przestrzeń, czy raczej pewien rodzaj informacji?”
“We need to think of our social media posts as tiny little stories that can be self-contained.”