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About 13 percent of Americans don’t trust any news outlet at all. (They went 2-to-1 for Trump in 2016.)
“Recent love letters to journalistic innovations today read like declarations of world peace in 1938. Resisting the temptation to find sure-fire redeemers of journalism is important.”
The algorithm that ranks content can make some truly strange decisions. What set of signals is Google News looking for?
“I think that when people go to Google, they think about Google weighing facts instead of ranking results.”
Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here’s their latest roundup, including research into fake news, audience analytics, populism, VR, and fact-checking.
The method was similar to the one Netflix uses to recommend movies — no crystal ball, but good enough to make an effective political tool.
“For a soft power approach to disinformation to work, it is critical that all stakeholders do in fact work together…If it fails, cruder responses may be the only ones left. But let’s hope not.”
The English edition of the three-year-old Russian news site now gets an average of 100,000 monthly unique visitors and can count among its readers everyone from European policymakers to members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.