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“My sense is that what we have here is a feedback loop. Does media attention increase a candidate’s standing in the polls? Yes. Does a candidate’s standing in the polls increase media attention? Also yes.”
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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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A new study by the Pew Research Center examines how Americans’ news consumption habits correlate with where they fall on the political spectrum.
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When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Plus: the latest in government surveillance, studies on online anonymity and campaign journalism, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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Plus: The death of Helen Thomas, James Risen and the shield law, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech must-reads.
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The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
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What happens to a great open source project when its creators are no longer using the tool themselves?
PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
0“People want to see themselves”: Postloudness aims to build a podcast network for diverse voices
“We have so many friends in this city doing great things, but there hasn’t been the right platform for them to break through.”
0No garbage fires here: Medium advances its quest to gentrify the world of Internet publishing
The search for a clean, well-lighted place on the Internet.
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