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“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?”
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.
A modular prototype aims to become a “Wolfram Alpha for government” by allowing developers to plug in their own APIs.
“If news organizations are about keeping you up to date, Upworthy is more about reminding you what matters.”
Community PlanIt video frame grab
The project aims to use game dynamics to encourage more and better user input about how best to evaluate schools in Boston.
Baratunde Thurston, Director of Digital, The Onion
A mix of experimentation and structure has helped The Onion build real civic engagement. Andrew Phelps
December 21, 2010