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BuzzFeed’s fake-news reporter outlines some of the dangers ahead: “We have a human problem on our hands. Our cognitive abilities are in some ways overmatched by what we have created.”
“If we determine that a post might link to these types of low-quality web pages, it may show up lower in people’s feeds.”
What Bob Dylan Tells Us About Journalism Innovation, In One Chart [VIDEO].
“Publishers hate these companies but make too much money from them to stop working with them.”
An analysis across 600 digital publishers found no measurable traffic impact from either of Facebook’s big summer algorithm changes.
Every story’s performance reduced to a single score: a reductionist take on journalism or a way to make a news organization’s values concrete?
After hiring Amy O’Leary from The New York Times, the site has started using user data to inform its original content production.
The chase for short-term gain is undercutting local papers’ long-term position in the community — the one asset national outlets and tech companies can’t match, argues a former editor at Digital First Media.
Plus: Concerns about biased news and social media in Ferguson, a Pew study on what we don’t talk about online, and the rest of the news in journalism and tech.