Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Google News launches a streamlined redesign that gives more prominence to fact checking
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged MIT Media Lab (26)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
Plus: A new report on the many types of trolls, and what happens when fact and fiction get blended together.
Facebook, por supuesto, no está publicando datos.
The ideas include Melody Kramer’s Media Public project, which would reimagine routes to public media membership and community engagement.
Two MIT Media Labbers are developing a “context curation platform” that aims to explain what you need to know without taking you out of the reading experience. Liam Andrew
The director of the MIT Media Lab compares the worlds of media and tech, and says “When you’re sinking, you have two ways to go: You can bet the house on something, go all in, or you can try to become smaller and smaller until you disappear.”
A modular prototype aims to become a “Wolfram Alpha for government” by allowing developers to plug in their own APIs.
Those grants, and five others, come from Knight’s Prototype Fund, its quick-turn tool for funding the testing of new ideas.
The agency, home to more than 500 terabytes of electronic files alone, faces some of the same problems that data journalists do. Justin Ellis
Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
Matt Stempeck’s Gmail extension aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.