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Articles tagged algorithms (43)

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“Trends are not the same as news, but Facebook kinda wants them to be.”
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Platforms aren’t neutral — but it’s not just a digital problem.
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“To hold future journalism accountable (not simply to describe its dynamics to interested readers), public editors must speak a new language of platform ethics that is part professional journalism, part technology design, all public values.”
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“Let’s have a computer do what a computer’s good at, and let’s have a human do what a human’s good at.”
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From digital security to metrics, algorithms to wearables, here’s some of what a bunch of journalists and technologists were thinking about at their recent Helsinki conference.
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Using geotagged Instagram data, CityBeat tries — often unsuccessfully or belatedly — to find breaking news.