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Plus: Facebook is just fixing a bug (right!), labeling fake news seems to work, and lawmakers will release the Russia ads.
“Subscriptions only matter if organizations have a strong sense of who they are. One of the tolls of the platforms has been to sap us of that sort of identity.”
Also: Mark Zuckerberg has regrets, and the Russians’ role as cultural flame-fanners.
“Disinfobros.” Also: Snopes gets fact-checked about its own history, and Mark Zuckerberg is transformed by a meeting with a Waco minister.
Plus: “The year’s most consequential storylines have collided,” the differences between “observational” and direct correction, and one more trip to Macedonia.
“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
“Nós temos uma relação aberta para mostrar que você não pode ignorar isso, e é um bom primeiro passo”.
Labeling only some fake news stories as fake can make some people more likely to believe other fake news that aren’t labeled.