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Plus: Facebook buys some print ads in Germany, research on the polarizing effects of social media, and sometimes it’s not fake news — it’s just good old fabrication.
Plus: Maximum Fun finds big success with its fundraising campaign, The Bernie Sanders Show finds a big audience with low production values, and a look at the live podcast events business.
Plus: Some fake sites are still sneaking onto big ad networks, Facebook pushed news literacy, and Germany gets serious about social networks removing content.
“By looking more closely at how fake news moves and mobilizes people, we can develop a richer picture of not only how much it circulates where, but also why it circulates and how it resonates amongst different publics.”
“The thesis here was that we were connecting the audiences that we were growing organically within social and were doing our journalism and original storytelling around and then connecting that back to our own site.”
In a rigid media landscape, Dotface finds a large — and growing — audience by publishing on issues that are passed over (or unevenly covered) by legacy news outlets.