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“The central fear, as Eli Pariser has put it, is that ‘news-filtering algorithms narrow what we know.’ This, at least, is the theory.”
“There’s a lot of context around last summer and Ferguson. This was so much more violent and widespread. I thought it would be interesting to let that unfold to readers, to get a sense of that intensity with how the story is published.”
Plus: Can machine learning fix (some of) the fake news problem? And Facebook wants you to help it answer some hard questions.
It automated live tweeting the Indian Premier League cricket games, which spanned a month and a half and involved 60 different matches and around 200 players.
Since 2011, the amount of time Americans spend with print has dropped about 40 percent. But the amount of ad dollars that go to print has dropped even more.
The move comes after a number of high-profile publishers have stepped back from Facebook’s distributed-content offering, preferring to direct Facebook mobile users to their websites.
“The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical.”
Plus: A new report on the many types of trolls, and what happens when fact and fiction get blended together.
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