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We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.
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The impact of Do Not Track on news outlets and the complexities of filter bubbles and polarization: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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“It remains true that the fixed costs of producing good news are still really high. It’s easy to put up a website, but to produce original reporting news content is still really expensive.”
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The impact of paywalls, seeing a city through Instagram, and old vs. new media in the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.
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“Investigative brand journalism”: The Guardian and Amazon step into the next level of sponsored content
The series isn’t overtly promotional, but its tone is very different from that of recent true crime coverage like Serial and Making a Murderer.
0Hot Pod: As more podcasts become TV shows, can their founders retain creative control?
Plus: Podcasts as time-shifted cable TV; MTV News launches its first podcasts; Postloudness moves beyond Mailchimp.
0Live, local, late breaking: On Facebook Live, news outlets take a cue from TV (but don’t call it TV)
“This opens up all kind of new ways and products to tell stories that are not so focused on production values.”
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