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When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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A new report from the Berkman Center weighs the benefits and limitations of surveys, search data, social platforms, third party analytics, and more.
The impact of paywalls, seeing a city through Instagram, and old vs. new media in the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Instant Articles get shared more than old-fashioned links, plus more details from Facebook’s news push
“That’s what we can do, as a platform: be really responsive to what publishers want out of us.” Also coming up: A major move into international markets.
616How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
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