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Google announces a $300M ‘Google News Initiative’ (though this isn’t about giving out grants directly to newsrooms, like it does in Europe)
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“It’s not so much about gaming Facebook’s algorithm or working with the Facebook changes as much as it is taking advantage of Facebook as a truly social platform.”
“There’s so much pressure right now that it’s very tempting, more than ever, to just go with something…Often, it’s only your conscience and sense of journalistic responsibility that prevents you from hitting publish.”
But they’re evenly split on whether or not the news selection algorithms on sites like Facebook and Twitter should be regulated.
“The hope is that, if news organizations are more clear and transparent about what they’re doing, then users can make their own decisions.”
Plus: Vox’s upcoming daily news podcast has a host; the convergence of audio media; what it means to be a ” “full-service creative podcast agency.”
“How can we have these conversations together, instead of just being in our camps throwing insults at each other that no one is doing enough?”