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“My sense is that what we have here is a feedback loop. Does media attention increase a candidate’s standing in the polls? Yes. Does a candidate’s standing in the polls increase media attention? Also yes.”
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Plus: Russia cracks down on bloggers, the Los Angeles Times’ web redesign, and the rest of this week’s future-of-news reads.
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As algorithms play an ever-larger role in how we get news and information, it’s important to realize the ways that bias — intentional or not — can seep into their decisions. Nick Diakopoulos
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Plus: President Obama’s stop at Reddit, questions about bias and boundaries at The New York Times, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing. Jonathan Stray
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Nonprofit news orgs aren’t all ProPublicas; many are driven by political interests and aren’t transparent about their funding, a Pew analysis finds. Joshua Benton
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