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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.
A new study by the Pew Research Center examines how Americans’ news consumption habits correlate with where they fall on the political spectrum.
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.
Plus: the latest in government surveillance, studies on online anonymity and campaign journalism, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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.
Plus: The New York Times Co. tries to sell The Boston Globe, more corporate hacking victims and clues, and the rest of this week’s news.
“Journalists have to consider how American politics has changed since modern journalism first formulated the conventions and norms for covering politics.”
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